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How to Get the Retirement You Deserve

How to Get the Retirement You Deserve

It may seem a million miles off, but if you want a comfortable standard of living in retirement you better get saving soon – that is the message from finance industry experts. According to large-scale research by Aon in the US, a 25 year old with just a 401(k) plan will need to put aside 15% of their income to retire at 65 with “adequate resources.”

Wait until 30, and the figure is 19%. And all of this assumes that your employer makes an almost matching contribution!

It’s the same story for workers in many other western nations. In the UK, for example, HSBC found that retirees were expected to live for 19 more years, yet only had the savings to cover, on average, 7 of these years. Click Here to Read Article …

Financial Stress: Start the New Year With a New Financial Attitude

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in the same situation that I’m in. The lottery hasn’t paid off yet, your inheritance won’t be here for another 30 years (or maybe your folks will spend it before then), and your kids won’t be buying you a new home anytime soon.

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