Chapter 18. Retirement Funds for the Twenty-First Century

In This Chapter

  • Why retirement savings are so important

  • What kind of plan is for you?

  • Setting up a plan if you’re self-employed

  • The ins and outs of retirement accounts

  • Early withdrawal penalties and regulations

When Money magazine asked retirees what their biggest financial mistake had been, most of them said it was waiting too long to start saving for retirement. The current economic crunch is making it difficult for many people to save much at all, but if you have a job and a paycheck, you should learn from the mistakes of your elders and start putting some money away for your retirement.

Retirement Planning: Make It Your Top Priority

It used to be that most people who worked had pensions provided ...

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