Planning how much to save for retirement, let alone actually putting away the money, can be overwhelming. Knowing is half the battle, but it can be difficult to wade through all the advice out there and get a clear answer to the question, am I where I should be?

Many studies and experts provide guidelines on how to save for retirement, depending on where you are in your life. We’ve compiled the best of those guidelines into one graphic that lays out an ideal timeline for your retirement savings:

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