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Funding your dream retirement comes down to how well you do these three things

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These three things will make or break your future retirement savings

Americans are saving more money than ever.

However, carrying that momentum all the way to retirement will require a few good budgeting habits, according to Ken Hevert, a senior vice president at Fidelity Investments. 

Committing to regular savings, whether it is a percentage of your paycheck or a specific dollar amount, is the most important thing Hevert says you can do to reach your goals. 

Check out this video to see how much Hevert says you should save and to learn the other two things you will need to do to fund your dream retirement. 

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