It's generally recommended to put away at least 15% of your income each year for retirement.*

Things to consider

With so many other pressing financial needs and concerns, it’s easy for something that seems so far off into the future—like retirement—to take a back seat. But the sooner you begin saving, the easier it is to reach your goals.


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Planning is personal

No two retirements are alike. How you want to live and where you plan to go will ultimately determine how much you need to save.

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Tax-deferred vs tax-free

Whether you should defer taxes on your retirement savings until you retire or pay taxes up front depends on a number of factors.

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Consider your time horizon and risk tolerance

The further your retirement time horizon, the more investment risk you may consider taking on to grow your savings and outpace inflation.

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Put away any windfalls

One-time cash events like bonuses, tax refunds, and inheritances provide a great way to boost your retirement savings.

*Investopedia. "Average Retirement Savings by Age Group." March 30, 2022

What to ask your Financial Advisor

  • How much will I need to save to meet my retirement goals?
  • How many years should I plan for my retirement savings to last?
  • Am I on track to meet my goals? If not, what can I do to catch up?
  • What should my retirement savings strategy be when considering my company plan and/or my IRA(s)?





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