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It's Time to 'Power Save' for Your Retirement

Can you really count on working until you're 70 — or older?

There's a myth going around that I'd like to swat down. It's supported by working people — maybe even you — who aren't saving enough money to live comfortably when their paychecks stop. The myth says you'll be OK, even if you don't increase your 401(k) contributions or other savings. You'll make up for your small nest egg by working longer. The usual phrase is, "I'll work till I drop." … Back to Article

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