5 Smart Investing Principles The slideshow presentation that you would like to view is too large for your current screen resolution. Click here to view to view the slideshow at full resolution. Launch Presentation » Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Content 18 Years’ Worth of Days The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose? When to Self-Insure Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails? My Retirement Savings Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.