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If you'll settle for a leaner lifestyle and you'll need only $25,000 per year from retirement funds and your investment portfolio, a $500,000 nest egg will suffice.
Today, 41% of the 24 million Americans covered by 401 (k) plans can invest all or part of their nest egg in company shares.
Last week, prosecutors won a courtroom victory, convincing a Municipal Court judge that a defendant should stand trial on charges of defrauding an elderly woman out of a $258,000 nest egg.
Schwartz said the widow may have amassed her nest egg in part through family inheritances.
But when it comes to your retirement nest egg and other hefty investments, keeping all your cash in money markets, CDs and bank savings' accounts is just plain risky.
Americans are growing more confident about their retirement, but that may be because they're refusing to face bad news about how big a nest egg they need, says a survey whose sponsors include insurance companies, banks and mutual funds.
If you are a sage, and have kept your credit card debt to a minimum, you may want to look at building up your nest egg by parking your money in a savings account.