6 ways to screw up your retirement plan
Mistake No. 6: Ignoring the big picture
Your employer-sponsored retirement plan is just one leg of the proverbial three-legged stool of a retirement plan.
Green said the term "retirement plan" should refer not just to tax-qualified plans such as IRAs and 401(k)s, but also other sources of income such as Social Security, company pensions, part-time work and other money saved up -- "your overall plan for how you're going to get through the remainder of your life."