The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning

The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning

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by Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, Richard A. Ferri, Laura F. Dogu
     
 

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The global financial crisis, coupled with the reality of a recession and brutal bear market, has wreaked havoc on the retirement savings of millions of Americans. Add this to the fact that each year over the next twenty-five years, a growing portion of America's population will reach retirement age—with fewer resources for them to draw from—and you can

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The global financial crisis, coupled with the reality of a recession and brutal bear market, has wreaked havoc on the retirement savings of millions of Americans. Add this to the fact that each year over the next twenty-five years, a growing portion of America's population will reach retirement age—with fewer resources for them to draw from—and you can see the potential problem we face.

Whatever your current situation, you must continue to strive for a viable retirement plan by finding the most effective ways to save, the best accounts to save in, and the right amount to save, as well as understanding how to insure against setbacks and handle the uncertainties of our new financial world.

Fortunately, the Bogleheads—a group of like-minded individual investors who follow the general investment and business beliefs of John C. Bogle, founder and former CEO of the Vanguard Group—are here to help. With The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning, this diverse collection of investors, who have shared their collective wisdom on www.Bogleheads.org for more than a decade, offer valuable advice on a wide range of retirement planning issues.

A truly group effort (no fewer than forty Bogleheads contributed in some capacity), this reliable resource is a first-rate primer on saving and investing for retirement. Divided into six comprehensive parts and filled with practical tips and anecdotes—including some pearls of wisdom from Bogle himself—The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning:

  • Explains the different types of savings accounts and retirement plans, from the individual retirement arrangement (IRA) to single-premium immediate annuities (SPIAs)
  • Warns you about the types of taxes that can affect your retirement plan
  • Offers insights on managing and funding your retirement accountsDetails efficient withdrawal strategies that could help you maintain a comfortable retirement lifestyle
  • Discusses the important part disability and health insurance programs play in a retirement plan
  • Addresses essential estate planning and gifting issues

It's one thing to save for retirement, but another thing to plan for it. With The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning, you'll discover exactly what it takes to secure your financial future, today.

All royalties are donated to the National Constitution Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing public understanding of, and appreciation for, the U.S. Constitution.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470919019
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
71,573
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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