Now is as a good time as any. The earlier you start, the bigger the nest egg you’ll have on retirement. But as we know, it is difficult to start in our twenties, as at that age we save for a car and then a house. And soon after, there will be educational expenses for kids.
But you cannot afford to keep postponing your financial planning for retirement. In order to have sufficient income to cover all those non-working years, you cannot leave the plan to the very last moment. If you decide to retire at 55, you need a nest egg that can generate an income for another 25 to 35 years.