As they say, "knowledge is power," and being knowledgeable about how your retirement accounts work is a powerful step towards implementing a realistic and attainable retirement strategy. You can learn about retirement planning by using resources which include the following:
- Retirement planning literature from your employer
- Retirement planning literature from your financial institution
- Retirement education sessions offered by your employer
- IRS Publication 590, available at www.irs.gov
- The Employee Benefits Security Administration arm of the department of labor (EBSA) (www.dol.gov)
- Retirement tutorials at www.investopedia.com
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