When should retirement saving start?
Well, of course, the answer is as soon as possible, but as logical and obvious as that seems saving anything at all when just starting a career is much easier said than done. Surprisingly, most Americans think that age 22 is the ideal age to start building a retirement nest egg, but few fully understand the value and importance compounding, which can turn even the most modest of monthly investments into a sizable financial portfolio over time. In this Motley Fool article by Maurie Backman, the author makes a case for starting retirement saving upon graduating from college and explains the substantial benefits of doing so. Click here to read more.