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Thursday Retirement News

Check out the latest retirement news and analysis from around the web:

* Six retirement benefits in decline (via U.S. and World Report)

* Baby Boomers shouldn’t splurge with inherited IRA money (via Detroit Free Press)

* Experts on building a retirement ready portfolio (via

* Tumbling market puts retirement plans at risk as stocks decline and 401ks shrink

* Five retirement mistakes Boomers should avoid (via Fox Business)

* Is CNOOC the right stock to retire with? (via The Motley Fool)


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About Encore

  • Encore examines the changing nature of retirement, from new rules and guidelines for financial security to the shifting identities and priorities of today’s retirees. The blog also explores news that affects retirement, from the Wall Street Journal Digital Network and around the web. Lead bloggers are reporter Catey Hill and senior editor Jeremy Olshan. Other contributors include The Wall Street Journal’s retirement columnists Glenn Ruffenach and Anne Tergesen; the Director for the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Alicia Munnell; and the Director of Research for Pinnacle Advisory Group, Michael Kitces, CFP.