Whether it's 25 years in the workforce or 25 years in a federal penitentiary, investors' concerns are the same, according to MarketWatch.

Columnist Chuck Jaffe fielded questions from investors in federal and state prisons interested in mutual funds, and offered the advice he would to anyone on the outside.

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