Retirement

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Early retirement is a risk — so is working in an office your whole life

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Kevin O’Leary: This easy math trick helps you crush retirement goals

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Retirement Headlines

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Warren Buffett has just about given up on beating the S&P 500

Not even the Oracle himself can reliably pick stocks.

10:35 a.m. Today
Here’s what smart rich people really do with their nest egg

It’s easy to fail at personal finance.

10:35 a.m. Today
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What investors can learn from ‘Jeopardy’ phenom James Holzhauer

Bringing a new strategy to the venerable game show.

10:34 a.m. Today
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This one investment move can give you lifetime yearly income in retirement

A simple annuity is a good way to keep from running out of money, writes Michael Edesess.

10:34 a.m. Today
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How a brush with death helped me to have a better life

9 ways to be a smarter investor so you can think less about money.

10:30 a.m. Today
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Will this group of workers outpace you? Actually, maybe

The number of older full-time workers grew 2.5 times faster than the number of those working part time in the last 20 years.

10:22 a.m. Today
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Late singer Aretha Franklin allegedly wrote three wills, but they may not be valid

You can write a will by hand, but you probably shouldn’t.

10:22 a.m. Today
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Americans are doing a poor job at saving for retirement, according to the Federal Reserve

There is a gulf between perception and reality.

10:21 a.m. Today

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