Plan Well, Retire Well: Your How-to Guide. University of Illinois Extension Consumer & Family Economics Team Contact: Dr. Angela Lyons October 21, 2002. Project Background. Project began Fall 1999 Funding Source: Lauritsen Family Foundation Work group team assigned to project
University of Illinois Extension
Consumer & Family Economics Team
Contact: Dr. Angela Lyons
October 21, 2002
What do people need to know to effectively save money and plan for retirement?
What helps younger people save money early?
How can family economics educators best provide information to help people plan for retirement?
Current Retirement Planning
and Savings Behaviors
Time Makes a Difference
Save for Retirement
Invest on a regular basis over extended period of time
Invest the same dollar amount each time
Buy more shares when prices are down, fewer shares when prices are up
Reduces market risk and exchange rate risk
UI Extension Programs
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Lauritsen Family Foundation for this project.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences United States Department of Agriculture Local Extension Councils Cooperating
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