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Old 10-15-2007, 03:36 PM   #1
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Old 10-15-2007, 04:13 PM   #2
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Old 10-15-2007, 05:13 PM   #3
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Old 10-15-2007, 06:24 PM   #4
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Old 10-16-2007, 03:29 AM   #5
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And the Number One Top Ten Way to Ruin Your Retirement:

You know that delusional idea you had about retiring really young with too small a sum and then making lots of money selling books telling people how to do what you did, and just hoping that someday, somehow, you could take your boys to DisneyWorld? Go with it.




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Old 10-16-2007, 07:49 AM   #6
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YMMV...
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Old 10-16-2007, 09:15 AM   #7
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Old 10-16-2007, 09:35 AM   #8
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ok...how about NEVER get married, then...
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Old 10-16-2007, 09:53 AM   #9
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This is how I saved my retirement!
Heather Mills too!
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Old 10-16-2007, 10:55 AM   #10
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That's one way to get a leg up...
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Old 10-16-2007, 04:05 PM   #11
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Old 10-17-2007, 08:44 AM   #12
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