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10/21/2013 11:22 am ET

Retirement Planning Strategies For Stay-At-Home Spouses

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Retirement is often talked about in the context of leaving the workplace. It marks the end of a regular paycheck and the need to begin relying on other sources of income, most notably savings.

At least that's how it works for many people, including employed couples who each earned income. But in one-income marriages, the future retirement needs of the stay-at-home spouse are comparable to those of the working partner, and living expenses for both must be accounted for—all without the benefit of that second paycheck.

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