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Can Work at Home Parents Retire?

Being an entrepreneur often puts us in situations where we have to set up safety nets for ourselves that our corporate colleagues take for granted.

Retirement is one of those areas, though in fairness, a surprisingly high number of business people neglect to prepare for the time when they’ll no longer be working, be they executives or small business owners.

David Lerner Associates has released a guide that outlines the steps for stay-at-home mothers to establish a retirement plan that can easily be applied to work from home moms and dads alike.

In an article in Scoop San Diego, Senior Vice President of David Lerner Associates Christina Nash states: “Sacrificing this income can make it more difficult for stay-at-home moms to save for retirement – but it doesn’t make it impossible,”

Embedded below is a handy slideshare deck you can download with tips on how to prepare for retirement as a non-working spouse. They also have some retirement tips on their site that micro-business owners may find useful. You may not have to make any decisions about how you handle retirement any time soon, but it’s never too early to start thinking of a plan.

Have you found a creative way to overcome this obstacle? Share your tips in the comments section.


 


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