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The Oracle of Omaha has been in the investing game a long time and has solid long-term performance to show for it. USA TODAY markets reporter Matt Krantz answers a different reader question every weekday.
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After my first summer job as a day-care assistant in high school, I followed my father’s advice and opened a Roth IRA with a $250 deposit and rosy dreams of retiring at 30 years old (hey, I was 16!). somewhat
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