7 Ways to Reduce Debt to Have More Money for Retirement
Hanging your hat up at the end of a fruitful career has always been part of the American dream. But research on how much we’re saving for retirement shows it really is just that – a dream.
The average working American has no retirement savings, says a report from nonprofit research organization the National Institute on Retirement Security.  More than 100 million working Americans don’t have retirement account assets.
Why? The report doesn’t confirm. However, a white paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research points to debt as a major factor why Americans near retirement age can’t confidently stop working. 
Fifty-five percent of Americans 55-64 carry a home mortgage, the study says, and 50 percent have credit card debt.
What can Americans do then to reduce all this debt so they have more money for retirement? Click or swipe through to read seven strategies to help make it happen…
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