The 5 Years Before You Retire, Updated Edition

Retirement Planning When You Need It the Most

Learn everything you need to do in the next five years to create a realistic plan for your retirement with clear, practical advice that is sure to set your future up for success.

Most people don’t realize they haven’t saved enough for their retirement until their sixties and by then, it’s often too late to save enough for a comfortable retirement. The 5 Years Before You Retire has helped thousands of people prepare for retirement—even if they waited until the last minute. In this new and updated edition, you’ll find out everything you need to do in the next five years to maximize your current savings and create a realistic plan for your future.

Including recent changes in financial planning, taxes, Social Security, healthcare, insurance, and more, this book is the all-inclusive guide to each financial, medial, and familial decision. From taking advantage of the employer match your company offers for your 401k to enrolling in Medicare to discussing housing options with your family, you are completely covered on every aspect of retirement planning. These straightforward strategies explain in detail how you can make the most of your last few years in the workforce and prepare for the future you’ve always wanted.

Whether you just started devising a plan or have been saving since your first job, The 5 Years Before You Retire, Updated Edition, will tell you exactly what you need to know to ensure you live comfortably in the years to come.

Emily Guy Birken is a finance writer who writes the “Live Like a Mensch” column for The Dollar Stretcher. She is also a contributor to Wise BreadPT MoneyMoney CrashersYahoo! Finance, and Business Insider, and many other personal finance sites. She edits and writes for the FinCon blog, an annual conference for financial bloggers. She is the author of The 5 Years Before You RetireChoose Your RetirementMaking Social Security Work for You, and End Financial Stress Now. You can visit her at SAHMnambulist.blogspot.com.

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