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Walter Updegrave




Walter Updegrave is the editor of RealDealRetirement.com, a site that offers easy-to-understand advice on all aspects of retirement planning. Prior to launching his website, he spent nearly 30 years at Money magazine where he wrote and edited stories about smart saving and investing strategies as well as savvy ways to convert retirement savings to lifetime income. He also wrote the widely followed Ask the Expert column for CNNMoney.com for 12 years. Mr. Updegrave has appeared on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, CNN, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. He has written four books on retirement planning and investing: We're Not in Kansas Anymore: How to Retire Rich in a Totally Changed World, Investing for the Financially Challenged, The Right Way to Invest in Mutual Funds, and How to Keep Your Savings Safe.