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Subject:  Re: Beginning Retirement Investing Date:  2/25/2013  1:19 PM
Author:  pauleckler Number:  71448 of 78166

by 50 (possibly earlier) you will probably be able to coast.

An excellent point.

Many professionals fail to realize how your career opportunities change when you hit 50 or so. Age discrimination tends to make it difficult to find another job if you happen to lose