Ben Branch is a professor of finance at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
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Target date mutual funds have become increasingly popular as one-stop shopping, automatic-pilot retirement vehicles. However, using index funds, it doesn't take a lot of difficult work to adopt the do-it-yourself approach to target date investing if you want to save on fees and possible expenses. The effort can potentially provide you with a greater retirement nest egg and retirement income.
September 2008 | Journal