Date of Award

Spring 5-15-2010

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Department

Accounting

College

College of Business

First Advisor

Linda R. Henderson

Abstract/Description

This paper defines and explains the terms essential for understanding retirement planning. It then describes the types of plans involved, defined benefit and defined contribution plans, and discusses the debate surrounding the privatization of Social Security. This paper provides statistics and facts about each of these options to better prepare a person in his or her 20s who is about to graduate from college and enter a career. Finally, the paper supplies tips on what a young person can do now to ensure a financially stable life upon retiring.

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