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With proper planning, you can have the financial freedom to use your talents to fulfill God’s next purposes for your life, even after your career is completed. In this article, Ronald Blue Trust provides key retirement questions to consider and outlines the different retirement vehicles that one can use for retirement savings.


The Bible is virtually silent on the concept of retirement, and makes no mention of ceasing work at age 60 or 65. As you approach retirement, don’t look at it as an end, but rather, look at it as a beginning. It is the start of the next phase of your service in God’s kingdom.

In a robust economy, many investors mistakenly believe that strong investment returns will continue and that there is no need to plan or save for a leaner future. On the other hand, some investors are so aggressive when it comes to retirement savings that they rob themselves (and their families) of opportunities to enjoy life and be generous toward others. Neither extreme is healthy—and neither reflects wise stewardship.

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