Chapter 2. Retirement Investing

 

“Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas. The goal is to enjoy it to the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of money.”

 
 --Jonathan Clements

Planning for your financial needs in retirement is a complex, daunting task. Perhaps that is the reason so many people procrastinate the planning they know they need to do: They just do not know where to begin, so they get stuck doing nothing, which is the worst decision you can make. The earlier you start planning, the better off you will be. But it is never, ever too late.

How Much Is This Going to Cost Me?

 

“I’ve got all the money I’ll ever need, if I die by four o’clock.”

 
 --Henny Youngman

Unfortunately, for many people, the whole idea of retirement planning ...

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