Invest for/in Your Retirement

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Although stocks should play the leading role, some allocation to bonds can be beneficial.
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Even sophisticated investors should take advantage of automation, consider a Roth option, and keep a target-date fund in mind, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
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Raising children is expensive, so use the empty nest years to redirect your savings toward retirement and avoid lifestyle creep, says financial planning expert Michael Kitces.

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