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I cheated myself out of almost $100,000 by spending my retirement funds early, but that mistake taught me a lesson I live by

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  • I liquidated a retirement account I had in my 20s, confident I would replace the money — someday. That was an investment mistake.
  • If I had left that small, early investment alone, it would have grown by as much as 600% in the years since then.
  • Now, my best strategy for growing my retirement savings is to simply leave it alone.
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Saving for retirement is really pretty simple. A friend’s immigrant grandmother had the right idea. She told my friend, “If you have a little, save a little; if you have a lot, save a lot.” After saving, read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com