This is a novel approach to planning for retirement. There is no right way to prepare; some preparation is better than none at all, which unfortunately, many fail to do. Take a look and find whatever may appeal to you. Check this out!
Be your own planner. Use this template and the resources here. Start with looking at the Mint.com tools and USAA.com online banking support.
In the current economy there is so much reduced demand for Certified Financial Planners and others of the type that the number of planners still in business has dwindled. Only the rich can afford them now.
The rules of finance are the same for everyone. Learning and using the rules and the tools will work for you just as they have for millions over all the ages.
The basics are all in the classic book, The Richest Man in Babylon. Written in story telling fashion, it is filled with wisdom and can be understood by children and adults of all ages. It is family friendly reading. Find it in book, Kindle or Kindle for PC versions.
Wealth Without Worry will be your guide to get you from where you are to where you want to be. Take control of your financial destiny and get headed in the direction of your dreams.