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Is 16.4 The Critical (And Jaw-Dropping) Retirement Number?

2019-06-01 13_09_58-Girl holding American Dollar Bills _ HD photo by Alexander Mils (@alexandermils)A critical part of retirement planning is figuring out how much you will need to have accumulated to fund your golden years – and one common approach to calculating this figure is to use a multiple of your ending salary. Fidelity, for example, recommends retirement savers have 10 times their ending salary saved by age 67. And while different entities have put forth different numbers, one global professional services firm put forward a jaw-dropping finding in its recent report on the matter. Does the average retiree actually need 16.4 times their ending salary to fully fund their retirement? CLICK HERE.