BACKNEXT

How should I invest the money?

Just as with an IRA, you can hold stocks, bonds, mutual funds and certificates of deposit in a Keogh plan.

When investing for a long-term goal such as retirement, you typically want to emphasize stocks, which have the best chance to generate returns that outpace inflation. Adding some bonds or cash to your mix can help reduce the overall volatility. See the Investing section for more on investing strategies. You can also use the Asset Allocator to determine the best mix of stocks, bonds and cash for your retirement money.

Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.