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Average Retirement Savings in the United States

How are Americans doing when it comes to retirement savings? These numbers will motivate you to rise above average and keep chasing down progress.

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How to Create a Retirement Budget

A retirement budget will help you protect your nest egg while still enjoying your retirement dreams. Here's how to create a budget and manage your spending.

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How to Retire, Step by Step

You’ve worked toward this for decades: the day you walk away from work and into a new season of life called retirement! But how do you make the transition? Read on to learn the steps.

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How to Retire Early

Wondering how to retire early? Here are seven key strategies to consider as you work to make your dreams a reality. 

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What Is the F.I.R.E. Movement?

You’ve heard me say a million times that retirement isn’t an age—it’s a financial number. There’s no law that says you have to work until you’re 65. That’s a myth. […]

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Should I Save for Retirement, College, or Pay Off the Mortgage Early?

So you’re on Baby Steps 4–6! Congratulations! You can finally focus on investing for retirement, saving for your kids’ college expenses, and even paying off your mortgage. These are all […]

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How Much Money Do I Need in Retirement?

Everyone’s nest egg number is different. Learn the five main factors that will impact your retirement goal. Plus, use our calculator to figure out how much you need to save every month to get there!

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What to do When Retirement is 10 Years Away

When people are looking to the horizon and seeing retirement at the crest of the hill, they want to know the answer to one question: What should I be doing […]

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Why You Need to Know About R:IQ

Retirement isn’t an age; it’s a financial number. It’s the amount of money you’ll need to enjoy the kind of retirement you’ve been dreaming about. But for most folks, deciding […]

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6 Essential Traits for Reaching Your Retirement Dream

You want to enjoy an amazing retirement. Maybe you’ve even got that particular dollar amount you’re shooting for. But how do you reach it? Everybody wants a great retirement, but […]

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