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Saving for Retirement 101 Tutorial Guide

Articles And Information To Help You Save Money For Retirement...

Saving for retirement is the number one financial concern for most people - regardless of age - and for good reason. It is also the biggest. Did you know you can expect to spend almost as many years in retirement as you did in a career? That many non-earning years will require a substantial nest egg.

That is why you must save for retirement - and save aggressively. Below are articles that can help you build a retirement savings plan...

Educate yourself with these articles so that you get started saving for retirement the right way. It will never happen automatically so you must make it happen.

Below you’ll find a listing of our most recent articles about Saving for Retirement providing you with additional strategies and information when you are ready to take the next step…

Is It Safe To Withdraw 4% From Retirement Savings?

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How much can you withdraw from retirement savings each year without jeopardizing your financial security? Conversely, how much money do you need to retire so that you can afford your current level of spending? In this post I overturn the conventional rules of thumb and offer you another viewpoint…

Retirement Savings Statistics Get Uglier

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Are you on track for retirement? Most people aren’t (unfortunately) and these retirement savings statistics prove it. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute as cited in the September 2009 issue of “Financial Planning” magazine, a tremendous loss of wealth from the market downturn in 2008 has made a difficult retirement planning situation far worse. Here are some of the surprising numbers…

Retirement Savings Statistics Are Ugly

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I’m always amazed when I see the retirement savings statistics. It’s a scary picture. A recent newsletter from professor Robert Shiller (Yale University and “Irrational Exuberance” infamy) provided some amazing stats showing a fast approaching disaster in retirement planning and what you must do to not be part of the problem…