01/30/2014 12:26 pm ET Updated Jan 30, 2014

5 Ways This Super Bowl Is Like Retirement Planning

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The build-up to the 2014 Super Bowl has focused as much on the weather as it has on the Seahawks and Broncos. Given how unpredictable winter weather in New Jersey is, it makes a pretty good metaphor for the uncertainties you face in building your retirement nest egg.

Just as coaches John Fox and Pete Carroll have to take weather into account when planning for the game, you have to devise a retirement plan that is well-rounded enough to account for uncertainty. Here is how some elements of the Super Bowl might relate to your retirement plan.

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