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Retirees and Risky Business

To continue our series on different types of risks faced by today’s retirees, we need to also spend some time talking about “business risk.” In our context, business risk simply means that a company you rely on for some form … Continue reading

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The 4 x 14 Portfolio™ Updated with 2012 Performance Data

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A Hassle-Free, Well-Balanced Investment Strategy for:            IRA Investors           401k and 403b Savers           Retirees Who Need Retirement Income The 4 × 14 Retirement Portfolio™ One of the most important decisions to make as a retirement investor is the … Continue reading

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Powerball & Financial Priorities

[Author’s note: This article is from a column I wrote a few years back. But with the latest Powerball lottery prize in late 2012 estimated at about $425 million, it seems like an appropriate time to re-run this info. The … Continue reading

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Finance Friday: The Naïve Approach for Retirement Investing

A study from earlier this year found that 401k investors sometimes follow what I call a “naïve” investing strategy. These workers evenly divide their 401k money among their mutual fund choices. Thus if a plan has 5 investment choices, a … Continue reading

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