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Wednesday Retirement News

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

Are you rushing into gold? (via U.S. News and World Report)

Five reasons to be thankful for your 401k (via Forbes)

Great stocks for the ultimate retirement portfolio (via Seeking Alpha)

Treasury makes pitch for direct deposit benefit (via Detroit Free Press)

Video: Retirement is clients’ biggest worry says Mass Mutual CEO (via The Street)


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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.