When it comes to saving for your retirement, if you're young, a little goes a long way!
Check out this infographic about the power of compound interest:
So for those young readers out there - don't waste your great advantage that you have right now: your age! Pay off debt and create a three- to six-month emergency fund, then start investing for your retirement. As you can see from the graphic, a small amount of investing when you are young has huge impacts later!
For those of us that are a little older, don't let these numbers make you feel defeated. Continue to save for retirement, even though compound interest won't have as big an impact. But every bit of savings helps!
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