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7 investing tips for people in their 40s

Bankrate Logo By Ana Gonzalez Ribeiro of Bankrate | Slide 1 of 8: Couple looking at their finances. Katharine Andriotis/Getty Images

Setting investing goals in your 40s

Your investment goals change as life changes.

In your 20s, you are starting a new career or looking for one. In your 30s, you begin to settle down, maybe get married, have kids and buy a home.

Then come your 40s, when you're looking at retirement more closely, saving for your kids' college and searching for ways to make your money work for you.

If you've reached that point, the money you are earning or already have earned must be put to work to fund future plans.

Here are a few recommendations.

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