Retire on Less Than You Think, Revised Edition: The New York Times Guide to Planning Your Financial Future (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Dec 26, 2007 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
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The bestselling, hands-on retirement guide from Fred Brock, thoroughly updated and expanded for in-depth advice on housing assets, health-care options, and more With Retire on Less Than You Think, Fred Brock challenged the conventional wisdom on the real costs of retirement-- and it struck a chord with Americans. Now, as mutual-fund investments continue to be a roller coaster, Brock updates his indispensable advice on finding asset streams, working during retirement, maximizing your health insurance, and choosing a community and housing to show how to
• manage the quicksand of the housing market (your best asset)
• pay for the spiraling costs of prescription drugs
• discover new cost-cutting savings
• plan for shifts over time in your financial goals
 
Boasting expanded resource lists and worksheets, Retire on Less Than You Think is the best guide available for making your retirement
dreams a reality.
  

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READ NOV 2013 Excellent resource for anyone working or nearing retirement. Practical advice on how to approach retirement. Read full review

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Some good, commonsense advice on retirement. It offers ways to reduce debt, increase income, and other things to consider, whether you plan to retire early or work beyond the regular retirement age ... Read full review

Contents

1 Do You Really Want to Retire?
1
2 What the Experts Say You Need versus What You Really Need
28
3 Cutting Back and Simplifying Your Life
53
4 Where Will You Live?
70
Your House
95
Your Health Insurance
117
Your Unexpected Assets
155
Count on It
168
9 Putting It All Together
187
Resources
201
Index
209
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About the author (2007)

Fred Brock, a former business editor of and current contributor to The New York Times, is the author of Live Well on Less Than You Think and Health Care on Less Than You Think. He has previously been an editor and reporter covering politics and finance for The Wall Street Journal, the Houston Chronicle, and the Louisville Courier-Journal. Now the R. M. Seaton Professor of Professional Journalism at Kansas State University, he lives in Manhattan, Kansas.

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