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2/17/15  Savings & Retirement
Planning for retirement in your 60s

In Part Five of our five-part series on saving for retirement at different ages, we examine retirement planning strategies for those in their 60s. Learn about the benefits of working through at least part of your 60s and how you can get accurate estimates of your future Social Security benefits and some of the factors involved in deciding when to file for Social Security. 

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2/10/15  Savings & Retirement
Saving for retirement in your 50s

In Part Four of our five-part series, we discuss retirement savings strategies for those in their 50s. Learn about tax-advantaged catch-up contributions, consolidation of "orphaned" 401(k) accounts from previous employers, and how your empty nest can help you to save more for your retirement. 

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1/27/15  Savings & Retirement
Saving for retirement in your 30s

In your 30s and feeling like you're lagging behind in your retirement savings? Learn about the advantages of starting your retirement savings efforts now, why company matches are so valuable, and why increasing your retirement contributions might not cause as much pocketbook pain as you think it will. 

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1/20/15  Savings & Retirement
Saving for retirement in your 20s

Part 1 in a five-part series on saving for retirement at any age. Learn how compounding interest and more years of growth can benefit those who start their retirement savings in their 20s. 

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1/15/15  Savings & Retirement
Playing retirement catch-up

If you are 49 or older, learn about your eligibility to make catch-up contributions to your workplace 401(k). 

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1/14/15  Savings & Retirement
Emergency funds 101

One of the most common pieces of advice from personal finance experts is that everyone should have an emergency fund. But why is an emergency fund so important and how much money do you need to have in it?

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