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7 steps to a richer retirement

Kiplingerís 7 Steps to a Richer Retirement: Your Guide to Building Wealth that Lasts as Long as You Do.   Get concise, easy-to-understand help to reap all the rewards you labored so long to earn ó and make sure your money lasts as long as you do!

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Get practical help to build and preserve your retirement wealth.

You can count on Kiplinger's 7 Steps to a Richer Retirement to give you the trustworthy advice and guidance you need to make sure you never run out of money in your retirement.  Youíll discover how to:

  • Determine exactly how much money you will need and create a step-by-step plan to reach your goal,
  • Invest and manage your money wisely to make sure it lasts as long as you do,
  • Minimize the tax bite and take full advantage of retirement tax shelters to supercharge your spendable income,
  • Get the highest possible lifetime benefits from Social Security ó and avoid what may be the single biggest mistake made by nearly half of all retirees,
  • Create an income stream to stretch your retirement savings even further,
  • Prepare adequately for one of the biggest costs retirees face: health care,
  • And much more.

Step 1: Crunch the Numbers

  • Create a realistic budget
  • Your retirement checklist

Step 2: Pump Up Your Retirement Plan

  • Playing catch-up
  • Smart strategies after you retire

Step 3: Manage Your Investments

  • Crafting the mix
  • The Kiplinger 25 mutual funds

Step 4: Maximize Social Security

  • The best time to file
  • The truth about the earnings test

Step 5: Make Your Money Last

  • Pump up your retirement paycheck
  • Income strategies for younger retirees

Step 6: Get the Best Health Coverage

  • The ins and outs of Medicare
  • Shop for long-term-care insurance

Step 7: Minimize the Tax Bite

  • Traditional IRA withdrawals
  • Paying the tax tab

And much, much more!