Retirement Planning Basics
AAA
  1. Retirement Planning: Introduction
  2. Retirement Planning: Why Plan For Retirement?
  3. Retirement Planning: How Much Will I Need?
  4. Retirement Planning: Where Will My Money Come From?
  5. Retirement Planning: Building A Nest Egg
  6. Retirement Planning: Tax Implications And Compounding
  7. Retirement Planning: Asset Allocation And Diversification
  8. Retirement Planning: Troubleshooting And Catching Up
  9. Retirement Planning: Conclusion

Retirement Planning: Introduction

Retirement is one of the most important life events many of us will ever experience. From both a personal and financial perspective, realizing a comfortable retirement is an incredibly extensive process that takes sensible planning and years of persistence. Even once it is reached, managing your retirement is an ongoing responsibility that carries well into one's golden years.

While all of us would like to retire comfortably, the complexity and time required in building a successful retirement plan can make the whole process seem nothing short of daunting. However, it can often be done with fewer headaches (and financial pain) than you might think - all it takes is a little homework, an attainable savings and investment plan, and a long-term commitment.

In this tutorial, we'll break down the process needed to plan, implement, execute and ultimately enjoy a comfortable retirement.

For additional insight, see the Introductory Tour Through Retirement Plans.
Retirement Planning: Why Plan For Retirement?

  1. Retirement Planning: Introduction
  2. Retirement Planning: Why Plan For Retirement?
  3. Retirement Planning: How Much Will I Need?
  4. Retirement Planning: Where Will My Money Come From?
  5. Retirement Planning: Building A Nest Egg
  6. Retirement Planning: Tax Implications And Compounding
  7. Retirement Planning: Asset Allocation And Diversification
  8. Retirement Planning: Troubleshooting And Catching Up
  9. Retirement Planning: Conclusion
RELATED TERMS
  1. Strike Width

    The difference between the strike price of an option and the ...
  2. Inverse Transaction

    A transaction that can cancel out a forward contract that has ...
  3. Reference Equity

    The underlying equity that an investor is seeking price movement ...
  4. Boundary Conditions

    The maximum and minimum values used to indicate where the price ...
  5. Mandatory Distribution

    The amount an individual must withdraw from certain types of ...
  6. Auto Enrollment Plan

    An employer’s decision to sign employees up to have a percentage ...
  1. Can two numbers have the same arithmetic and geometric means?

    Learn about the often complicated relationship between the geometric mean and arithmetic mean for a set of numbers, and which ...
  2. What types of insurance policies have contingent beneficiaries?

    Learn what types of insurance policies use contingent beneficiaries and what conditions must be met for the contingent beneficiary ...
  3. When can benefits be received from a provident fund?

    Find out when participants in provident funds can begin receiving benefits, including how funds can be used to finance important ...
  4. Is Social Security Income a perpetuity?

    Find out why Social Security income is not classified as a perpetuity, including what constitutes a perpetuity and the basics ...

You May Also Like

Related Tutorials
  1. Fundamental Analysis

    Ethical Investing Tutorial

  2. Bonds & Fixed Income

    Investing For Safety and Income Tutorial

  3. Retirement

    Consolidating Your Retirement Money

  4. Options & Futures

    Binary Options Tutorial

  5. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

Trading Center
×

You are using adblocking software

Want access to all of Investopedia? Add us to your “whitelist”
so you'll never miss a feature!