Robert Kiyosaki, author of several best-selling books including “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” joined MarketWatch for a live interview on Facebook today. He offered up insights on making money, becoming an entrepreneur and even touched on politics. Here are some highlights from the talk, or you can listen to the full interview here. His advice on how to get rich: “The rich do not work for money. Most people do not understand that, because they’re taught to go to school and get a job for money. The rich don’t work for money. And one of the reasons for that is money is no longer money. One of the reasons for that is in 1971, President Nixon took the U.S. Dollar off the gold standard and basically screwed
Whether you are in your 40s, 50s, or early 60s, you probably have lots of questions and concerns about your retirement. How to save for it, what options are available, and how much money is ideal? One of the most common ways to start saving for retirement is through an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan. In many cases, whatever amount you contribute to your retirement plan, your company will match, but that’s not always the case — check with your company. (For related reading, see: Here's What to Do With Extra Cash From Your IRA.) Ideal Amounts to Set Aside A common notion is to invest, or start to, at least 10% of your gross earnings into a retirement fund. This is especially effective if you start
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