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. More »

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To estimate how much retirement income you need, first determine how much you expect to spend when you retire, explains Tom Sightings for U.S News & World Report. Some expenses, such as health care and travel, may go up ... More »

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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... More »

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A 401(k) plan is a type of retirement plan that is offered by an employer as a benefit to an employee, usually with the employee dedicating a specific amount of money to the plan with each paycheck and the employer often... More »

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The maximum Social Security retirement benefit amount varies with the age a person retires, states the official Social Security website. As of 2015, if a person retires at 65, his maximum monthly benefit is $2,663. If re... More »

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Most qualified retirement plans, including pensions, allow employees to borrow against them and then repay the plan with interest, according to Investopedia. One benefit of taking a loan against a retirement account over... More »

50 is a good age for early retirement if the individual has saved money for retirement, can reduce his retirement expenses, is willing to trade or barter for certain items and services, and can control his expenses, stat... More »

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