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Savers Stuck With Recovery Bill

Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 12:34 PM
Investors in or near retirement need to confront an unpleasant concept: Savers could be punished for years by low interest rates, making it all that much harder to make a nest egg last the rest of their lives.

There are some ways to boost income on an investment portfolio, such as high-quality dividend stocks, but safe options are limited.

With it looking like there will be more lean years when it comes to earning much in the way of income off of safe investments, for many retirees making savings last requires taking a hard, honest look at spending. For those not yet in retirement, it also means redoubling efforts to save.

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WhataBummerWhataBummer413 posts since
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1. Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 12:49 PM
I thought the term "financial repression" that was mentioned in the article was interesting.
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