Live it Up without Outliving Your Money!: Getting theMost from Your Investments in Retirement

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Praise for Live It Up Without Outliving Your Money!

"Paul Merriman's new book is a rich and meaty guide to achieving real retirement security. It's full of wise, easy-to-follow advice that will stand the test of time."
?Knight Kiplinger, Editor in Chief, Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and the Kiplinger Letter

"Read Live It Up! Not only does Paul Merriman know the secret to making your money work as hard as you do, he loves helping people...

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Overview

Praise for Live It Up Without Outliving Your Money!

"Paul Merriman's new book is a rich and meaty guide to achieving real retirement security. It's full of wise, easy-to-follow advice that will stand the test of time."
—Knight Kiplinger, Editor in Chief, Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and the Kiplinger Letter

"Read Live It Up! Not only does Paul Merriman know the secret to making your money work as hard as you do, he loves helping people achieve their goals and dreams."
—Paul B. Farrell, author of The Millionaire Code, The Winning Portfolio, and The Lazy Person's Guide to Investing

Over the course of his successful financial career, author Paul Merriman has helped thousands of clients manage their money—both before and after retirement. During this time, he developed an in-depth understanding of the important financial issues people face when it comes to retirement.

Now, in the revised and updated edition of Live It Up Without Outliving Your Money!, Merriman distills what he has learned and helps you create a portfolio that will fulfill your unique retirement needs in the process. From determining how much you will need to live on after retirement to recognizing and controlling the expenses of investing, the easy-to-understand strategies outlined in these pages can minimize the stress and maximize the success of this pivotal process.

You can have the retirement you desire. But to enjoy the life you want tomorrow, you have to plan and prepare today. The revised and updated edition of Live It Up Without Outliving Your Money! can help you achieve this goal, as it will put you—and your retirement portfolio—in a better position to succeed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470226506
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/30/2008
  • Edition description: Revised and Updated Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 206
  • Sales rank: 608,224
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Merriman is founder of Merriman Berkman Next, which manages more than $1.5 billion for more than 2,500 households throughout the United States. Merriman hosts Sound Investing, a weekly radio show that is archived online at www.SoundInvesting.com and was recently namedBest Financial Podcast by Money magazine.Merriman is also publisher and editor of FundAdvice.com, which was rated "Best of the Web" by Forbes in 2000, 2001, and 2002. Over the last decade, more than 35,000 people have attended Merriman's free workshops on how to prepare for retirement. He regularly speaks before such groups as the American Association of Individual Investors and certified public accountant state societies. He is frequently interviewed in local and national media.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Chapter 1 Why Investors Fail.

Chapter 2 Stress versus Success: A Tale of Two Investors.

Chapter 3 Lessons from Smart People.

Chapter 4 The Psychology of Successful Investing.

Chapter 5 Who Are You and What Are Your Goals?

Chapter 6 Your Ideal Portfolio.

Chapter 7 Profit from Real Estate and Small Companies.

Chapter 8 Value: Owning What Others Don’t Want.

Chapter 9 Putting the World to Work for You.

Chapter 10 Controlling Risks.

Chapter 11 Meet Your Enemies: Expenses and Taxes.

Chapter 12 Putting Your Ideal Portfolio to Work.

Chapter 13 Withdrawals: When Your Portfolio Starts Paying You.

Chapter 14 Hiring an Investment Adviser.

Chapter 15 Your Action Plan.

Chapter 16 My 500-Year Plan.

Appendix A Ten Lessons I Learned from John Bogle.

Appendix B Resources.

Disclaimer and Legal Information.

Index.

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