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Level 1: Begin with the basics

The RAC team believes it is important to establish a savings program at a young age—even while at school—because it helps you think about planning for the future. Like most everything else in the financial world, starting early gives you a better chance of success!

Level 1 calculators are the best place to begin for anyone coming to the RAC site. They are an excellent jumping off point for anyone who is beginning to think about their retirement and to understand the big picture of that journey—even if it seems a long way away. At this point it may seem a bit daunting, but don't be discouraged. Talking to friends, family and financial advisors, as well as using our online resources, will help you reach your goals. We'll be updating the site frequently to help you on your journey!

To begin, our level 1 calculators help you to

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Always seek advice from your financial planner. If you are a member of one of the BC Public Sector Pensions plans, you can see what the Pension Corporation says about your situation. Their pages provide a detailed summary of your options.