About Saving for Retirement
Saving for Retirement will relieve confusion and barriers to action for Americans who are increasingly worried about retirement. The book removes everything from the readers' path that typically trips people up and hits the sweet spot for everyone aged 18 to 60. Using new figures (including troubling new projections of healthcare and long-term care costs), Gail MarkJarvis helps readers calculate exactly how much money they'll need and how to get there. She presents easy, proven investing strategies for anyone at any age that will transform pocket change into hundreds of thousands of dollars. Packed with her readers' personal stories, this book teaches powerful professional financial planning principles — but makes them simple enough for anyone to apply on their own.
Recipient of the EIFLE Award
The Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards were created to acknowledge innovation, dedication and a strong commitment to financial literacy education. Each year, the Institute for Financial Literacy presents the EIFLE Awards to individuals and organizations that have shown exceptional innovation, dedication and commitment to the field of financial literacy education.
This year, FT Press author and syndicated Chicago Tribune Columnist Gail MarksJarvis was presented with the award for her book, Saving for Retirement: Without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery, the updated and revised edition of the practical, easy-to-use savings and investing book.
From the Back Cover
—Dallas Salisbury, CEO, Employee Benefit Research Institute
The #1 Common-Sense Guide to Easy Investing for Young and Old
Now updated for today’s risks, costs, and laws.
- The perfect book for anyone who’s afraid of investing (in other words, practically everyone!)
- Simple, proven approaches for a complicated, dangerous world
- Step-by-step help and real answers from prize-winning Chicago Tribune columnist Gail MarksJarvis
Terrified of the stock market? You’re not alone—practically everyone is. But here’s the good news: Investing isn’t as hard as people say it is. There are answers. You don’t need to be a billionaire or a mathematician. With some common-sense, step-by-step help, you can achieve financial security. This book gives you that help—no matter how old you are or where you stand right now.
Gail MarksJarvis never assumes you’re an expert! She fills in all the missing gaps that most personal finance books skip: what to do, what not to do, where to go, and how to make safe, sensible decisions that work. Don’t worry about complicated math; she’s done all the heavy lifting for you, using the newest numbers about Social Security, healthcare costs, and more. This friendly, reassuring book removes all the obstacles that stand in your way, so you can start when it’ll do the most good…today