If you think you are still "too young" to think about retirement, you are wrong. The sooner you start, the better you will be off when retired.
Several things young professionals have to be aware of:
1. To receive full value of your social security you must be 67 years old. ( https://www.socialsecurity.gov/OACT/ProgData/nra.html )
2. 401(k) plans and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). In 401 (k) plans you decide what percentage