Are You Ready to Retire?
I came across this alarming—if unsurprising—graphic recently on my favorite investing oriented blog, Juggling Dynamite.
How do you compare to the answers for Americans overall shown above? Are you right in there with the majority who appear to have considerable planning and saving to do to reach their retirement goals, or are you “breaking the curve”?
Don’t Give Up Your Dreams: You Can Retire The Way You Want!
Though the numbers above mostly paint a fairly grim picture, my message is keep at it! For a big majority of us, we can spend less, boost earnings, invest smarter, and save more. It’s not too late for you.
Good finances are a bit like good health: Though some things are not within your control, your behavior and choices can and will make a gigantic difference in the outcomes. But neither good finances or good health happen automatically. You’ve got to take responsibility for learning and practicing the fundamentals that underlie success!
Start Learning About Money Choices Here!
Not to be too full of myself, but there’s a lot of information on this site that will help you make better money choices. Take a look at a sampling of posts in Categories that interest you (see the left side of the homepage). Then check out the sites in my Blogroll and my Resources and other links (to the right and down). That’ll keep you out of trouble for a while!
Disclosure: Money Counselor received no compensation for this article.