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Tips for Planning Your Retirement from Law Enforcement

PoliceOne
November 6, 2014
Written by Matthew Loux, faculty member, Criminal Justice at American Public University

How long do you expect to live in retirement? How much do you need to save each month? Here are some strategies about how you should start preparing for retirement now.

Start Saving
The first step is simply to start saving. Sit down with your family and talk about your budget. You will need to cover monthly expenses, of course, but you also need to determine your financial goals. These need to include short-term goals, but also your financial goals in retirement. You and your family should always plan together to ensure you are on the same page when it comes to finances.

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