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After retirement experts in a MarketWatch piece suggested that people should have twice their annual salary saved by the age of 35, the Internet wasted no time in sounding off on this financial advice via social media.

While some were indignant about the earnest saving suggestion, pointing out its relative difficulty for the average American, others took a more lighthearted approach, offering humorous alternatives to what many considered to be an unattainable standard.

Before you take stock of your savings, take a moment to laugh over the best tweets about how much you should have saved by the age of 35.

These Twitter users thought that the advice was aimed only at a specific sector of Americans.

While others pointed to what they considered the suggestion by presenting other scenarios that were equally unavailable.

While others found new pieces of sage advice in the financial guidance.

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