(CBS News) – Many workers, including those nearing retirement age, say they’re not saving enough to retire comfortably. Those concerns were illuminated in the recently released 2015 Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute and Greenwald & Associates. Of 1,003 workers surveyed, more than half say they have less than $25,000 saved, and nearly 30 percent say they have less than $1,000 in savings.

Some of the workers surveyed say they were unable to save because they’re barely making ends meet. Others, however, admitted that they could be doing a better job saving, perhaps with a little more motivation or discipline. If that sounds familiar, keep on reading.

GoBankingRates asked financial planners and retirement experts for their favorite strategies for squeezing more savings out of a paycheck. Perhaps you’ve heard of some of these clever ways to save — but they’re worth repeating.

Click ahead for some clever ways to boost your retirement savings.


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