Starting down the path to saving for your retirement may be easier than you think: Begin by enrolling in your 401(k), 403(b), or other available workplace savings plan. That’s it. You don’t have to be a financial guru. It won’t take long at all to set up.Taking that first step to enroll is important for a number of reasons. The earlier you start saving, the more time your money has to grow. That’s called compounding, and it can really help you reach your retirement savings goals. See the illustration on the right.