How to Win at Retirement Planning

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Retirement planning

If you’ve been a long time reader of Frugal Rules, you know how much I like to talk about investing. In fact, my last job before I took the plunge was as a stock broker. While there were a number of things I did not like about the job, I did enjoy speaking with individual investors on a daily basis. This meant I got to help them formulate different strategies for their investing, but it also allowed to me see their retirement planning, or the lack of it.

We all have different ideas of what we’d like to do during retirement, from those who want to retire early to those who plan on taking the more traditional approach. Whichever approach you take, the simple fact remains that if you do plan on retiring at some point,  you need to start saving for retirement now. The thought of that may be overwhelming, but it’s not as difficult as you might think, especially if you follow a few simple steps. Your future self will thank you.


If you want to read more about how to win at retirement planning, check out my latest article at Daily Finance.



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John is the founder of Frugal Rules, a dad, husband and veteran of the financial services industry whose writing has been featured in Forbes, CNBC, Yahoo Finance and more.

Passionate about helping people learn from his mistakes, John shares financial tools and tips to help you enjoy the freedom that comes from living frugally. One of his favorite tools is Personal Capital , which he used to plan for retirement and keep track of his finances in less than 15 minutes each month.

Another one of John's passions is helping people save $80 per month by axing their expensive cable subscriptions and replacing them with more affordable ones, like Hulu with Live TV.

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