20s & 30s: The Early Years
This stage in your life presents a tremendous opportunity to get ahead in saving for your retirement. The key is simply getting started, then letting the power of compounding work for you over time.
This is a time of many firsts in your working career and personal life. You have likely entered the full-time work force, which means your income has increased, but you also have more expenses than ever before. Balancing student loans, car payments, credit card bills, mortgage payments and other living expenses can be a real challenge. Developing skills to manage your money early in your career will really pay off. Learning and implementing these skills today will have an everlasting impact on your future financial wellness.
- Age 30 Savings Goal: Retirement savings should be .6 x annual salary
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