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Subject:  Re: jump start Date:  9/23/1997  8:44 PM
Author:  JeanDavid Number:  372 of 79077

<So I read the 13 Steps, Fool's Guide to Investing, Dow Dividend Approach, and I'm ready! The problem is that it's not my money... I'm helping a 59 year old unemployed ex-homemaker plan HER retirement, so the fear factor is crippling me.>

Well it should... . I am 59, have essentially no debts, a pension that pays about $16000/year after income taxes,
but before abou