Robert Powell, Special to USA TODAY Published 7:05 a.m. ET March 30, 2019


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Retirement planning mistakes — especially the ones you can’t correct — can be costly. But some are correctable. Here are three that can be fixed, experts say.

1. Using the wrong bucket

Did you start 2019 without thinking how best to save for retirement? Are you saving money in the right buckets – taxable, tax-free and tax-deferred? Or are you focused solely on reducing your taxable income today?

After people file their 2018 tax returns, many will try to save on taxes at today’s