Retirement iPlan

Use these tips and tools to create your personal retirement plan.

Sorry, we can't squeeze all the following valuable information into a mobile-phone app. But this list of tips and tools will help guide you as you create your retirement plan. We've also gathered some of our most popular articles and useful calculators into one place -- our Jump-Start Your Retirement Plan Special Report -- to help you boost your savings, fine-tune your investments and stretch your retirement income.

And we don't stop there. We've partnered with the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors to bring you two days of free, individualized advice online and on the phone during our ninth Jump-Start Your Retirement Plan Days. To ask a NAPFA member for financial advice, go to or call 888-919-2345 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST on Friday, January 22, or Tuesday, January 26.

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Mary Beth Franklin
Former Senior Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance