Your Money, Your Age: Strategies for Forty-Somethings

Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 10:38 AM ET

When people think of money in their 40s, they often think of tuition payments, playing catch up for retirement and, in many cases, caring for their aging parents.

For many, 65 is no longer a realistic age for retirement with longer life expectancies coupled with more responsibility, the dwindling comfort of social security and steep losses in 401(k)s and retirement accounts meaning more of us are going to work harder for longer.

Your Age, Your Money: 40-Somethings
Carmen Wong Ulrich shares money tips for the "Sandwich Generation," the millions of individuals who are caring for their aging parents as well as their own children.

In the video below, OTM shows you the best ways to invest right now if you’re in your 40s.


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