When should I begin saving for retirement?

A penny saved is a penny earned, but a penny saved today is a penny potentially earning more. Use this calculator to determine how much more you could accumulate at retirement by beginning your savings plan today rather than waiting.
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Annual savings amount ($) 
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Before-tax return on savings (%)help
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Note: This information is not intended by The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, The Guardian Insurance & Annuity Company, Inc. (GIAC), Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), or any of their affiliates, subsidiaries, employees or agents to be considered tax, legal or investment advice. Any rate of return entered into the calculator to project future values should be a reasonable average return for the period. Actual rates of return will vary over time. Keep in mind that it is possible to lose money and not achieve the objectives of this calculator.

The information provided here is to assist you in planning for your future. Any analysis is a result of the information you have provided. This presentation is meant for general illustration and/or informational purposes only and it is not to be construed as tax, legal, or investment advice. Although the information has been gathered from sources believed to be reliable, please note that individual situations can vary, and you should consult your tax or legal advisor for guidance and information specific to your situation. The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, GIAC, PAS and their affiliates or subsidiaries are not responsible for the consequences of any decisions or actions taken in reliance upon or as a result of the information provided by this calculator.

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