The Most Important Retirement Chart You'll Ever See

Adam Levy, The Motley Fool
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The Most Important Retirement Chart You'll Ever See
The Most Important Retirement Chart You'll Ever See

When planning for retirement, most people use some basic assumptions to determine how much they need to save each month in order to retire at the age they desire. The phrase "assuming a 7% real rate of return" may be considered redundant in the office of a financial advisor. Everyone knows investing in the stock market doesn't return 7% year in and year out.