Yes, millennials actually can save for retirement. Here’s how

James McGlynn
Yes, millennials actually can save for retirement. Here’s how

When I started working full time in 1980, there were very few retirement savings vehicles available to the average worker. If you have access to a 401(k) or similar retirement plan with an employer matching contribution, that’s the first place to stash your retirement savings. If the company offers a Roth 401(k) account, put your money there—up to the level of the match—so you get the Roth’s tax-free growth.