By Nick Garza
If retirement is right around the corner and you’re looking for reassurance about your nest egg, good news: it is not too late to save for retirement. Think about the lifestyle you want, create a plan and get to work — there’s time to catch up!
When you envision your golden years, what do you see? Are you in the suburbs? The city? Do you live with your children or are you more independent? Are you active in the community? Is travel a priority? What about healthcare needs? Ranking the factors that are most important will inform your spending, so keep your goals in mind while looking for ways to save today and determine what’s realistic for retirement.
Once you have a clearer idea of how you want your retirement to look, focus on the things you can control today to get there tomorrow:
Still not sure where to start when it comes to saving for retirement? Visit the USAA Retirement Planning Center to learn more and get help.
USAA means United Services Automobile Association and its affiliates. Financial advice provided by USAA Financial Advisors, Inc. (FAI), a registered broker-dealer, USAA Investment Management Company (IMCO), a registered broker-dealer and investment adviser, and for insurance, USAA Financial Planning Services Insurance Agency, Inc. (known as USAA Financial Insurance Agency in California, License # OE36312). Investment products and services offered by IMCO and FAI. Life insurance and annuities provided by USAA Life Insurance Co., San Antonio, TX, and in NY by USAA Life Insurance Co of New York, Highland falls, NY. Other life and health insurance from select companies offered through USAA Life General Agency, Inc. (known in CA (license #0782231) and in NY as USAA Health and Life Insurance Agency). Banking products offered by USAA Federal Savings Bank and USAA Savings Bank, both FDIC insured. Trust services provided by USAA Federal Savings Bank.
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