Will you take a traditional retirement? How much money will you need to fund it?
Deciding how much you need is about more than retirement. How much money do you need to feel secure in your daily life?
A dream is to have enough money to not have to worry about working. How much money would it take you to achieve that? To figure that out, consider how much your life costs.
Having enough money to support yourself is just the beginning. How much money do you need to do all the things you want, like travel, learn, or raise a family?