Regardless of your current income, your 20s and 30s is the best time to start building for your future. But investing for a retirement that's 40 years away - all while trying to pay down student debt, save for a home, pay for a wedding or meet other important expenses - can feel overwhelming.
You're at the forefront of generations who may be solely responsible for their own financial independence as they get older. You're part of what is now the largest generation alive. And, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, you'll probably live a lot longer than today's retirees.
"By taking small steps today, you can help protect your financial future while still pursuing the goals that matter most to you now."
Realistically, retirement planning probably isn't the first thing on your mind right now. By taking small steps today, you can help protect your financial future while still pursuing the goals that matter most to you now.
Live your life on your terms, now and 40 years from now. If you're not already enrolled in your employer-sponsored retirement plan, you can start building your financial independence today.