Boomers' Guide to Financial Freedom

From Money Magazine: the best ways to keep safe, spend smart and make your money grow in the better half of your life.


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In the years ahead, five key trends will dominate your financial life. The message: So far you've been lucky, baby boomer. Now it's time to be smart. From Janice Revell (more)

A midlife money checkup
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Getting older and getting better
The looming reality of senior citizen status scares a lot of boomers. No need. Laura Carstensen, a top expert on aging, says life gets only richer with time. Interview by Patricia B. Gray (more)

What do you owe your kids?
Sure, you want to give them a boost in life. But for both your sake and your kids', you have to cut the financial cord sometime. Here's how. From Marlys Harris (more)

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Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.