Recent revisions helped 2012's employment growth look better than initial forecasts, but we don't expect a sizable surge (or decline) for 2013.
Low bond yields have called into question the safety of the 4% withdrawal strategy, while other avenues for extra retirement income have their own pros and cons, says Morningstar's David Blanchett.
We're expecting about 200,000 new private-sector jobs in January, but keep an eye on retail, finance, and government hiring.
TIPS, real estate, and commodities are great inflation-hedging, liquid investments, says Morningstar's David Blanchett, who details the importance of exposure to these assets.
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