How Much Money Do You Really Need for Retirement?


Regardless of whether you envision yourself lounging on a beach in retirement or chasing after grandkids, there’s something that you’ll need to make that personal vision a reality: money.

But how much of it will you actually need? And what are your options when it comes to financing the retirement life of your dreams?

In this video, LearnVest Planning Services CFP® David Blaylock explains how you can estimate the amount of money that you’ll need in your golden years—and, more importantly, how to make sure that you have that nest egg when it’s finally time to retire.

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LearnVest Planning Services is a registered investment adviser and subsidiary of LearnVest, Inc. that provides financial plans for its clients. Information shown is for illustrative purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. Please consult a financial adviser for advice specific to your financial situation.