7 mistakes guaranteed to ruin your retirement

How’s that retirement fund going?

If you’re like a lot of workers, you may have doubts about whether you’ll have enough money tucked away to avoid spending your final years living on ramen noodles.

According to the 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey prepared by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, just 18 percent of respondents said they were “very confident” they would have enough money for a comfortable retirement.

Individual workers’ reasons for not being more confident about their retirement savings vary. But if you make these seven mistakes, you’re virtually guaranteed to retire poor.

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Marilyn Lewis contributed to this post.