How Would You Handle a Retirement Curveball?

Sometimes life gives us lemons, as the saying goes. In order to make lemonade, you need a plan. Whether it’s a financial crisis or a personal setback, there are events that can upend your retirement if you’re not prepared. Have a plan for handling retirement curveballs if they come your way. An Earlier-Than-Expected Retirement It [...]

By |2021-09-13T04:36:54+00:00September 13th, 2021|Retirement Planning|0 Comments

How the Millionaire Next Door Can Approach Retirement Planning

Many of today's retirees are the wealthiest retirees of all time. Rising home values, strong market returns, and a generation of dedicated workers mean that there are more millionaires than ever. But, even if you have built a substantial nest egg, you may not feel like a millionaire and may be worried about how you'll [...]

By |2021-08-23T12:50:00+00:00August 23rd, 2021|Retirement Planning|0 Comments

What’s Your 401(k) Game Plan?

If you’re nearing retirement, have retired, or recently left your company for any reason, you should create a 401(k) game plan. Know how your investment options can expand, how to avoid tax traps, and what you’ll do with any company stock in your 401(k). There are many options, and the right one depends on your [...]

By |2021-08-16T01:54:14+00:00August 16th, 2021|Retirement Income, Retirement Planning|0 Comments

Retirement Has Changed – Have Your Plans?

People are retiring differently today than in the past – just think, will you retire exactly like your parents did? Probably not. Retirement is no longer about the end of a career; it's about the beginning of a new, often quite active phase of life that could last decades. And while this is something to [...]

By |2021-07-12T03:30:32+00:00July 12th, 2021|Healthcare, Retirement Planning, Taxes|0 Comments

4 Major Retirement Challenges to Overcome

Today’s retirees may be the richest the world has ever seen with Baby Boomers holding more than half of U.S. household wealth as of the end of 2020.[1] While you may be looking forward to traveling, working on your golf game, or retiring early to enjoy more free time, you first have to overcome some [...]

By |2021-09-09T22:24:43+00:00June 21st, 2021|Retirement Planning|0 Comments

Rising Costs in Retirement: Are You Prepared?

In 1960, a gallon of milk cost 36 cents, and today it costs $3.35 on average.[1] Inflation is to blame, and we could see higher inflation in the coming years. It’s important to have a sense of how much you’ll need to spend in retirement, but this is difficult when future costs and tax rates [...]

By |2021-05-24T04:21:11+00:00May 24th, 2021|Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|0 Comments

How Much Do You Need to Save for Retirement?

  While $1 million is sometimes cited as the ideal number for retirement savings, this assumes a one-size-fits-all approach to retirement planning. Everyone's retirement goals are unique, and preparing for retirement might not be as simple as saving a certain amount at all. It's worth taking a more in-depth look at your finances and future [...]

Have You Factored Inflation into Your Retirement Plan?

We’ve seen increased government spending due to COVID and significant increases in government debt. Some economists theorize that this could lead to increased inflation, and many claim that we are already seeing the effects. Although the official inflation rate may remain low for now, you may notice price increases of everyday items and services. If [...]

By |2021-05-10T11:15:12+00:00May 10th, 2021|Economy, Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|0 Comments

Will You Have to Retire Earlier Than You Expected To?

If you’re nearing retirement age and know you’re not financially prepared for retirement, your solution may be to work longer. While forgoing an early retirement can be prudent, your career might not last as long as you’d like it to. The pandemic and resulting economic conditions forced 1.9 million workers ages 55 and over out [...]

By |2021-05-07T17:23:30+00:00May 7th, 2021|Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|0 Comments

Prepare for Taxes On Your Retirement Accounts

  The Biden administration has already spent $1.9 trillion on COVID relief and has plans to spend trillions more on infrastructure projects, Medicaid expansion, education, and climate investments. In order to fund these projects, the administration has proposed several tax-increasing measures on corporations and individuals. You may think you won’t have to worry as much [...]

By |2021-05-03T03:23:03+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Retirement Income, Retirement Planning, Taxes|0 Comments
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