Retire on Less Than You Think, Revised Edition

The New York Times Guide to Planning Your Financial Future

Fred Brock

Times Books

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The bestselling, hands-on retirement guide from Fred Brock, thoroughly updated and expanded for in-depth advice on housing assets, health-care options, and more
 
With Retire on Less Than You Think, Fred Brock challenged the conventional wisdom on the real costs of retirement— and it struck a chord with Americans. Now, as mutual-fund investments continue to be a roller coaster, Brock updates his indispensable advice on finding asset streams, working during retirement, maximizing your health insurance, and choosing a community and housing to show how to

• manage the quicksand of the housing market (your best asset)
• pay for the spiraling costs of prescription drugs
• discover new cost-cutting savings
• plan for shifts over time in your financial goals
 
Boasting expanded resource lists and worksheets, Retire on Less Than You Think is the best guide available for making your retirement
dreams a reality.

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The basic idea behind this book is simple and straightforward: you can retire sooner and on less money than you think, and live quite well, if you are willing to make a few relatively painless lifestyle changes.

Various polls in recent years by AARP, the Employee Benefit Research Institute, and USA Today have shown that some 60 percent of working Americans dream of early retirement. Yet every time there is some jarring economic news—declining stock prices or a slump in the housing market—many people feel they must postpone retirement as they contemplate their shrinking investments

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Fred Brock

Fred Brock, a former business editor of and current contributor to The New York Times, is the author of Live Well on Less Than You Think and Health Care on Less Than You Think. He has previously been an editor and reporter covering politics and finance for The Wall Street Journal, the Houston Chronicle, and the Louisville Courier-Journal. Now the R. M. Seaton Professor of Professional Journalism at Kansas State University, he lives in Manhattan, Kansas.

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Retire on Less Than You Think, Revised Edition
The New York Times Guide to Planning Your Financial Future
Fred Brock

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Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books
December 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805087307
ISBN10: 0805087303
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 240 pages, Includes thirteen charts and graphs
$18.00

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Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books
December 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429900195
ISBN10: 1429900199
240 pages
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