January 12, 2024

How Much Would You Need to Retire?

How Much Would You Need to Retire?

Happy World Millionaire Day!

In a recent survey conducted by Bloomberg, investors worldwide were asked a crucial question regarding personal finance: How much is enough to retire comfortably? The results revealed a consensus on the higher end:

Melbourne Capital Group Millionaire Retirement Bloomber chart

According to the results, investors expressed the need for $3 million or more to retire with ease. This substantial sum signifies the desired financial security and peace of mind during retirement. While it's admirable to set ambitious goals, it's also important to maintain a sense of realism. Unfortunately, accumulating $3 to $5 million is beyond the reach of most individuals.

Retirement dynamics are evolving rapidly. In the past, people typically worked well into their late 60s or even mid-70s. Nowadays, more and more individuals aspire to retire in their 50s. It's not surprising that people believe millions are necessary to ensure a comfortable retirement.

Crafting a long-lasting financial plan that extends several decades after retirement is a complex undertaking. Retirement planning is a continuous process rather than a one-time event.

At Melbourne Capital Group, our team of Private Wealth experts are here to assist you at any stage of life in preparing for retirement. If you're unsure where to begin, we invite you to read our article on the phases of financial planning here and reach out to us with any inquiries.

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