5 biggest retirement savings mistakes to avoid Underestimating longevity is one of the mistakes that clients should avoid when preparing for retirement, according to this article on USA Today. They should also avoid overestimating their wage-earning years and ensure that they start saving for retirement as early as possible. Another misstep that retirement savers should avoid is not diversifying their investment portfolio. It is also wrong to put their children's education costs ahead of their retirement security.

9 retirement decisions that can change your future While some people are either so obsessed about retirement that they worry too much, or so optimistic about their prospects that they leave everything to fate, clients may be better off taking "the middle course" to achieve the desired results, according to this article on MarketWatch. The article tackles nine important decisions that people need to make and explains how these decisions can have a significant impact on the quality of life that they will have in the golden years.

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