12 Ways to Get Your Retirement Plan Back on Track

If your financial situation hits a rough spot, there are a number of things you can do to get your retirement plan moving in the right direction again once you get back on your feet.

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Does it feel like the coronavirus pandemic has pushed all your retirement plans by the wayside? If you recently lost your job or had a reduction in income, you're probably not thinking about your long-term future and retirement plans right now. Instead, you're focused on surviving from one day to the next.

But when you get back on your feet again, don't panic or start thinking that all is lost when it comes to retirement planning. You can get things moving in the right direction again. While there are no easy answers or quick fixes in these uncertain times, here are 12 ways you can shore up your retirement plan and get it back on track.

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com
Diane has more than 12 years of experience as a writer/editor covering bankruptcy topics for Bloomberg Industry Group (formerly Bloomberg BNA). Overall, she has more than 20 years in the legal publishing field, including stops at Kleinrock Publishing and Tax Analysts covering tax developments. She has a BA in English from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., and a Juris Doctor degree from George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School in Arlington, Va. Diane practiced law in Virginia for four years before joining legal publisher Federal Publications, Inc., as an editor.