40 Isn’t the New 30: Why Saving for Retirement Is a Young Person's Game

40 Isn’t the New 30: Why Saving for Retirement Is a Young Person's Game

At 30, you may feel like you have plenty of time left to save for your golden years—after all, you're likely still more than three decades away from leaving the workforce.

But having a long career ahead of you doesn't necessarily mean you can neglect your nest egg. Bottom line: The later you save, the less time you have to take advantage of compound growth.

Just check out the infographic below, which shows how saving even a small amount in your 30s has the potential to become a pretty sizable nest egg by your 60s.

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