By 35, you should have twice your salary saved, according to retirement experts: https://t.co/QoVA6EFpHJ— MarketWatch (@MarketWatch) May 12, 2018
Daniel Packer, a 29-year-old data analyst at an online advertising agency in Los Angeles, knows more responsibilities will stack up as he hits the big 3-0 this summer, so he’s been religiously stashing away money in his retirement accounts the last few years.
Retirement is a long ways away for him, he says — at least 30 years — but saving money early on means not worrying about putting away as much later down the road if he weren’t able to do so. He’s already seeing his strategy pay off, given he has a 1-year-old daughter and raising kids is expensive (try somewhere between $284,000 and $600,000). “I’m glad I was able to take advantage of [saving] for the last nine years,” he said.
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Of course after the article was posted, reactions came pouring in.
By 35, you should have collected all the Chaos Emeralds and have half the Infinity Gems in your grasp, say retirement experts. https://t.co/IE3ZMN0PkK— Andrien 🔜 E3 (@EscoBlades) May 15, 2018
By 42, you should be able to lift thrice your own weight.— Anna Hughes (@AnnaGHughes) May 15, 2018
By 16, you should have written your first screenplay.
By 8, you should have your self portrait hanging in the Philadelphia museum of art. https://t.co/BtIYQkPQVD
Then there was probably my favorite tweet!
[turns pockets inside out; two moths fly out]— Anthony Oliveira (@meakoopa) May 15, 2018
oh no my moths https://t.co/SpVs7AVfqO