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Until recently, the typical retirement plan combined pension and social security benefits with personal savings. However, this plan is more and more unrealistic. Americans dreaming of a worries-free golden age need to consider investing for retirement. This is not some extreme assumption of the media but the clear warning of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. … [Read more...] about Investing for Retirement: The Complete Guide