Independent communication pros are masterful at planning for our clients, but it turns out we may not be using that skill when it comes to our own retirement planning. Among the interesting data in the infographic below, it reveals that the majority of self-employed professionals are not consistently putting away money for retirement.
As an employee, it's easy to set up fixed contributions – you set it and forget it. When you're the boss, it can be tempting to put off retirement savings as you juggle the day-to-day needs of running a business. With taxes and expenses you may not feel like you have the money to invest in retirement, or you may plan to make it up when you hit a certain client threshold or revenue target. This infographic is a good wake-up call to plan for the future!
Do you have any tricks or tips you've used successfully to prepare for your retirement? Please share with your fellow indies in the comments below!