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After years of procrastinating, a sentence from my stepmom changed the way I think about saving for retirement

Elizabeth Aldrich

  • In my 20s, I wasn’t concerned with being financially responsible. I didn’t feel motivated to save for retirement because I saw it as a sacrifice.
  • One day, my stepmom explained that saving for retirement is about understanding that the money you’re putting aside isn’t yours — it belongs to your future self.
  • This helped me see that saving for retirement can be a form of self-care. It’s all about being optimistic about your future self and caring for that person by putting aside money for them to enjoy.
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