Every institution has its own retirement policy. Of course, everyone is required to pay into Social Security, so, at least for the near future, those benefits will be available. Larger institutions provide a seminar on retirement planning. Virtually all institutions have provisions to reserve a certain percentage of one’s salary, usually matched by the employer, for retirement saving. There are popular plans developed to meet the needs of people in the field of education. Find out what is available and save, save, save.