The Game Plan

News from the web: The Game Plan takes a look at how individuals and families are saving for retirement—and then asks financial advisers to comment on those strategies. You’re invited to share your own retirement-savings plans by sending an email to reports@wsj.com. Starting Out Katie and Thomas Deetjen plan to …

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Retirement planning: what to do once you get there. A review.

News from the web: The vast majority of retirement books I’ve read focus on maximizing every dollar to actually arrive at retirement. They don’t look at the period of retirement itself. The relative freedom from time constraints that retirement offers opens the door to a lot of things that would otherwise be …

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Lessons Learned: Are you saving enough for retirement?

News from the web: In its 2011 retirement confidence survey, the Employee Benefits Research Institute found that 50 percent of respondents were either “not too confident” or “not at all confident” they will be able to live comfortably in retirement. This is the highest level of concern in the survey’s …

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What’s Your Retirement Type?

News from the web: MetLife’s Mature Market Institute classified various sorts of retirement planners in a study released in February, “Best-Case Strategies for a Flexible Retirement.” The types include: snoozers, active resisters, immobilized worriers, oversleepers, wood-knockers, plan B-ers, stewers and brewers, compromisers and preemptive planners. Now comes the user guide, “The MetLife …

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Many have little to no savings as retirement looms

News from the web: After a vicious decade of no growth for the stock market, including two 401(k)-eating bear markets and persistently sky-high unemployment, more Americans are finding themselves in their 50s and 60s with practically no money saved for retirement. “We were in our 30s, blinked, and now we’re …

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No such thing as retirement

News from the web: Former banker Roman Azanza Jr. chucked in his dark suit for a checkered shirt and khakis. If he could wear a T-shirt, it would read: “Warning: Retiree knows it all and has plenty of time to tell it.” The perks of a big boss such as …

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