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A Real Fright: Tips for Tackling Financial Fears

Oct 30, 2013

Zombies can be terrifying, but many of us have a greater fear of the "walking debt." In most cases, financial fears can be conquered, however.

Fear you're not on pace to having a big enough nest egg? Don't fret, says Eleanor Blayney, [CFP®,] consumer advocate for the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards based in Washington D.C. "It's never too late," she says. "We're realizing now that retirement is a quilt of solutions, as opposed to a rifle shot. It's not just a number you have to have, it's a way of living." Read more >

Associated Press / Yahoo Finance
Alex Veiga
October 30, 2013
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