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Planning for retirement

Get started with your retirement prep

To make sure you meet your goals later, start preparing now! Here's what you should do in the 10 years before you retire.
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Check these off your to-do list

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Get your retirement plan

Save as much as you can

Set up your savings to get you to your goal

Bring all your retirement savings together

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Get a preview of your finances in retirement

As you get closer to retirement—one or two years away—you should make a plan for spending your savings.

See basic information on spending your savings in retirement

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