In a recent WSJ article, Seven Resolutions to Get Your Nest Egg in Shape, the author points out that many Americans are behind on their preparations for retirement.
Below are some eye-opening stats:
– 67% of workers say they are behind schedule in planning and saving for retirement!
– Less that 60% of families are currently saving for a later life.
– Only 40% of workers over 55 years old, have accumulated more than $100,000 in retirement savings.
It’s not too late to get your financial ducks in a row! Take control of your retirement, and if you want a partner to help you do so; give us a call!
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