It’s easy to get overwhelmed about saving for retirement. There are so many unknowns, from how long you’ll live to how much health care will cost. To help, we suggest you think of it as an endurance race. Consider training slowly and steadily with the equipment at hand, including Social Security, 401(k)s and IRAs. Here are some exercises to consider that can help overcome the hurdles:

5 Big Retirement Concerns

1 Guardian national survey was conducted among U.S. respondents by Penn, Schoen & Berland Associates using 1,202 telephone interviews from September 27-October 9, 2011
2, Financial Engines http://corp.financialengines.com/employer/DCHelpReport_Jan2010.pdf
3 Employee Benefit Research Institute http://www.ebri.org/pdf/briefspdf/EBRI_IB_397_Mar14.RCS.pdf"
4 Reclaiming the Future, Allianz, 2010
5 Fidelity Investments

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