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The following is a guest post. Enjoy!
There are some things that are never too early to think about, retirement being a good example. Retirement can be a difficult time if you don’t plan ahead. There is usually a lot to think about; in short, whatever age you’re at, there’s always something you can do to plan ahead or look into. Several things to think about specifically include understanding your budget, looking into retirement homes, and looking for any potential offers and benefits.
Pensions, Retirement Plans, and Budgets
Offers and Benefits
How about you all? What steps are you taking at this point in your life to prepare for retirement?
Share your experiences by commenting below!
Jacob’s Thoughts – Listed below are my random thoughts as I was reading this article.
- Being fairly young (at the current age of 27 years old), I’m not yet to the point of thinking about the specifics of where I’ll live during retirement, etc.
- The main thing I’m focusing on right now is aggressively saving money in a three-legged stool mixture of tax-free, tax-deferred, and after-tax accounts to not only ensure I have enough money in retirement, but I will be able to draw on my savings in a tax-efficient manner.
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