Everybody and his dog seem to have checked in with their so-called golden rules for a successful retirement. In fact, some have five key rules; some have 15. If you added all of them up, you would probably find yourself with 65 different rules, a bit much.However, Ron Roberts, founder and president of Roberts Retirement Group based in Jackson, Calif., has come up with an even dozen, 12 if you will, that are most enticing.

The bottom line, he says, is that any successful retirement plan must be reduced to a prudent, routine management of your personal finances. Makes sense to me. Actually, he likes to use the words “common sense.”  Take a look at these 12 rules. It may just give you room for thought.

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