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Some people dream of leisure activities and relaxation during retirement, but others prefer to remain active through part-time work, volunteering and hobbies. Some people use their newfound freedom to travel or play golf, while others take classes to keep their minds st...

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The money division of U.S. News notes that an individual can determine how much money he needs to save for retirement by calculating how much he needs to spend either every month or every year of retirement. An individual should also consider how much health care may co...

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One approach is to save 10 to 15 percent of each paycheck for retirement. Fidelity suggests aiming to have eight times your annual income in an account by retirement age.

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According to MarketWatch, a 2012 study shows that by age 65, the average worker at a large employer must save 11 times her salary, after Social Security, to have enough money to sustain her through retirement. This amount allows for spending 85 percent of her pre-retire...

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How much a person should have in retirement at different ages depends on a number of factors, such as the desired retirement age and income. Many financial advisers recommend saving 10 to 20 percent of income for retirement; however, that percentage can change based on ...

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A rule of thumb in planning for retirement is that retirement income should replace 80 percent of preretirement income, according to U.S. News and World Reports. If planning an active retirement, the income should reflect an even greater percentage.

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As of 2015, the average balance of savings for Americans nearing retirement is $100,000, according to U.S. News. However, 45 percent of Americans reach retirement age with no savings at all. Individuals with eight times their final yearly salary in savings are less like...