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Retirement planning for developers

Plan the future you deserve
Become a freelancer

If you contribute, then you can retire

Due provides a range of retirement options that help developers plan their futures. We keep the process simple: save each month and earn 3%, with no hidden fees, all the way to your retirement.
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Save, test, save again

When you’re saving for your retirement, you should be able to see the results of your actions at any time. Due lets you track your savings month by month. When you can check your data, you’ll be more inclined to keep your contributions on track all the way to retirement.

What is a retirement plan for developers?

Developers need retirement plans that suit them. Some developers will have generous 401(k) plans with matching benefits. Freelance developers will need to rely on their own contributions. Developers who are building their own companies can’t wait until their exits or IPOs to secure their future. At Due, we make it easy for every kind of developer. Adjust your contributions to match demand and always receive a 3% interest rate.
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Taxes made simple

Compiling code is difficult enough. Filing your taxes is even harder—and much more painful. A retirement plan with Due can help to lower your taxes. Deduct your contributions and keep more of your income when you’re ready to hang up your keyboard.

Why choose Due for your retirement fund?

Due gives you control of your retirement. Whether you’re employed and making the most of a 401(k) plan or a freelance developer with only your own savings to fall back on, you should have your own retirement fund. Due gives you an easy, predictable way to put money aside for your future.

Applying for an account is free and takes about two minutes. In less than the time it takes to check your code, your retirement plan can be up and running.

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State of the Developers Community

Programming is not just a U.S. phenomenon, but is now spreading around the world
There are approximatly 53 million Programmers in the U.S. contributing $715 billion in earnings to the national economy
12% of respondents were 60 or older, and 12% were in either their teens or 20s. The largest represented group in the survey was the 30 - 39 segment (26%), closely followed by Programmers in their 40s (25%) and 50s (25%).
80% of all workers in the U.S. surveyed said they would do work on the side if it came to them to earn extra money.
There are 5 primary segments for Freelancing. These include independent contractors (40% of Programmers), moonlighters (27%), diversified workers (18%), temporary workers (10%) and Programming business owners (5%).
The majority of Programmers are women (71.1%) while men comprise 28.9%.
Programmers on average get $63 - $180 per-hour range.
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