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Retirement: Is It Ever Too Early To Start Saving?

Whether you’re young or old(er), has retirement planning got you swimming in a sea of dollar signs and question marks? Have no fear!

This hour, we look at best practices to help keep your head above water and make the most of your financial future. 401(k)s, Roth IRAs… we check in with a certified financial planner and take your calls, tweets, and emails.

Plus: learning to save at an early age. We hear how a series of local “reality fairs” is teaching Connecticut’s high school students the value of financial literacy. 

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READING LIST:

Washington Post: No retirement savings? Thinking you’ll just work longer? Think again. - “For many people, 65 is just a number. It’s certainly not retirement age.”

Tim Maurer:The American Retirement Dream Is Not Dead - “The 401(k) experiment has failed.”

Forbes:5 Key Retirement Questions  - “The importance of developing a plan is the process requires you to answer crucial questions.”

Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

Lucy leads Connecticut Public's strategies to deeply connect and build collaborations with community-focused organizations across the state.

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