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How Much Investing Risk Should You Take In Retirement?

By Walter Updegrave, RealDealRetirement @RealDealRetire

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My feeling is that once you retire you should take only as much investing risk as necessary to get the income you need from your portfolio, even if your risk tolerance would allow you to shoot for higher returns. I don’t see the point of investing for bigger gains at that point if you don’t need them. Do you think this approach makes sense?

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Is An Annuity A Good Way To Boost Retirement Income?

By Walter Updegrave, RealDealRetirement @RealDealRetire

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Is an annuity is a good way for seniors to increase their income in retirement?

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4 Questions You Must Answer Before Pulling The Trigger On Retirement

By Walter Updegrave, RealDealRetirement @RealDealRetire

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I plan to retire in five years, but want to be sure I’ll be prepared. What practical guidance can you offer me?

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The Right Way To Balance Growth And Safety When Investing Your Retirement Nest Egg

By Walter Updegrave, RealDealRetirement @RealDealRetire

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I have a retired friend who knows he needs growth to ensure his nest egg will last throughout retirement, but at the same time is nervous about the investing in the stock market. Any advice for how he should invest? More»

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How To Enjoy A More Worry-Free Retirement

By Walter Updegrave, RealDealRetirement @RealDealRetire

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My wife and I are retired, have a comfortable income and a substantial nest egg. We have a nice home and no debt. Still, I worry constantly about our financial future. What can we do to better enjoy the retirement we’ve worked and saved for?

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4 Things You Need To Do If You Want To Retire Early

By Walter Updegrave, RealDealRetirement @RealDealRetire

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I’m 48 years old and would like to retire by the time I’m 55. What do I need to do make that happen? More»