Did you know that this week has been designated as National Retirement Planning Week? Whether you’re close to taking that step, or it’s a far off fantasy, it’s never too early to get some expert planning advice. To mark the occasion, Boston public radio station WBUR has an interview with Jill Schlesinger, the syndicated financial columnist. Addressing the plight of the many who have done little or nothing to prepare for retirement, Schlesinger has some sage advice about how to start saving, especially when time is of the essence. In addition, Schlesinger now has her own podcast, dispensing practical, sensible and understandable advice about all aspects of your finances, including taxes, investing and retirement plans. Listen to the WBUR interview with Schlesinger Here and check out her website, and Better Off podcast, Here.