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Business

Living Longer, Living Better

Boosting returns in your retirement plan

T ired of watching your portfolio poke along and want to nudge it forward?

While the last few years of investing have hardly been uneventful, the wild lurches in the stock market have left many investors barely ahead of where they were in 2006 or 2007 - if that. Many people approaching retirement age are now short of their savings goals and anxious to make up for lost time.

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