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Title

In Retirement, Playing Stocks More Aggressively

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-26-2013

Abstract

Buying more stocks and fewer bonds in retirement might seem like a risky proposition, but new research suggests it could be the best way to make sure investors don't run out of money too soon.

"A nasty market downturn early in retirement is the real Achilles' heel of retirement planning," says Lane Jones, chief investment officer at Evensky & Katz Wealth Management, a Coral Gables, Fla., firm with $850 million in assets.