Planning for retirement remains one of the most significant personal finance areas; how to plan, how much to save, what investment options are best, and how to utilize company benefits all remain confusing issues to many. This self-help planning book focuses specifically on people in their 30s and 40s who face an overwhelming choice of retirement plans. It guides readers through the various options, as well as the specific financial planning issues they must confront now and in the future.
BAMBI HOLZER is Senior Vice President--Investments and Retirement Plan Consultant with PaineWebber. Previously, she was director of retirement services for Oppenheimer & Co. and Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. During her career she has helped hundreds of corporations and thousands of individuals to develop retirement plans. In 1996, Holzer was named "Woman of Achievement in Finance" by the Century City Chamber of Commerce. ELAINE FLOYD is a former consultant with a national investment firm and a writer who specializes in personal finance.