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The new math of saving for retirement may boil down to this one, absurdly simple rule

Joshua Gotbaum
The new math of saving for retirement may boil down to this one, absurdly simple rule

Unfortunately, the retirement industry has spent decades largely avoiding the magic-number question. It’s perfectly OK to consult a financial adviser and get more personalized recommendations, but if you can’t or don’t want to — or while you’re waiting to “get around to it” — set aside enough so that, together with your employer match, you’re putting aside at least 10%.