Best money moves in your 40s and 50s

Three out of four successful retirees started socking serious money away in their 40s and 50s. Here are 8 steps to make that easier.

How to get ahead and earn more
How to get ahead and earn more
This is when you can probably save the most and set yourself up for lasting wealth. To do that, you need to thrive at work.

Raises have been paltry of late, but top performers have done better: a median increase of 4% last year, compared with just 2.8% for middle performers, according to HR research firm WorldatWork.

But how can you rise to the top?

By Anne C. Lee @Money - Last updated April 06 2012: 9:13 AM ET
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