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We won't beat around the bush or get you excited over the prospect of quitting your job tomorrow - unfortunately, it looks like we're not going to be able to comfortably retire anytime soon.
The dreaded figure that you need to have saved up in your piggy-bank before you can retire and maintain your current lifestyle is... £300,000 (according to new research by Aegon).
Let's say you're on an average annual salary of £27,000, you need to aim to save that daunting six-figure sum above if you want to maintain your current lifestyle.
If you're earning a higher salary of £56,000 and want access to the same luxuries it provides, the research found you would need a whopping £612,700 in order to retire comfortably, while those taking home £13,000 a year need £64,300 in the bank.
A recent Government evaluation of automatic enrolment into workplace pensions estimated a staggering 12 million people are currently under-saving for their retirement.
More details from the Mirror.