- I didn’t do much to plan for retirement in my 20s — the idea seemed so far away, what was the point of putting money away now?
- But my thinking shifted when I saw my parents reach retirement age and have the resources they needed to stop working.
- To get on track, I first settled on a goal retirement age of 65, then calculated backwards to see how much I needed to save every month to make up for lost time.
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