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Uncover the truth about planning for retirement!
From financial advisors and pundits on television to colleagues and family members, everyone has something to say about retirement. But how much of it is true? Whether you're looking to move into a senior living community or travel the world, Choose Your Retirement shows you how to realistically prepare for the future you desire. Inside, you will find expert advice for choosing the best retirement path for you and your family as well as information on common myths like:
You will only need 80 percent of your current income in retirement
Medicare will cover all your health-care needs
Switching investments over to bonds is the safest retirement option
Social Security will run out in 2033, leaving millions without their promised benefits
Filled with hundreds of facts about retiring, Choose Your Retirement helps you set attainable financial goals and plan for the retirement--and life--you've always wanted.
Emily Guy Birken is a finance writer who writes the “Live Like a Mensch” column for The Dollar Stretcher. She is also a contributor to Wise Bread, PT Money, Money Crashers, Yahoo! Finance, and Business Insider, and many other personal finance sites. She edits and writes for the FinCon blog, an annual conference for financial bloggers. She is the author of The 5 Years Before You Retire, Choose Your Retirement, Making Social Security Work for You, and End Financial Stress Now. You can visit her at SAHMnambulist.blogspot.com.