How much money is enough in retirement?

What amount should you be stashing away now, and how much will you need when you leave the workforce?

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We all know we need to save for retirement, but we might not know exactly how much to set aside. It's easier to meet your retirement-savings goal if you're aiming with intention for something concrete, rather than just passively diverting a percentage of your paycheck to your 401(k) and other retirement accounts.

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