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:
Start planning for retirement now to help protect the life you've worked hard to build.
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