If you’ve been contributing to a 401k and socking away money for retirement, you probably think you have enough. But you’d better brace yourself for the shocking truth. Unless you’ve taken into account how old you were when you started on your retirement plan, you most likely don’t. The bottom line is that most people don’t really know how much they’ll need for retirement and without knowing that how can you be sure you’re on the right track to get there? Consider that the average American works hard and plays hard, but reaches age 65 with a median 401k balance of $110,000.

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