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Have You Asked These 3 Questions About Your Retirement?

According to Gallup’s 2017 survey on Americans’ financial worries, 54 percent of those surveyed said they were concerned about not having enough money for retirement. That number is down from the 64 percent who were concerned about retirement in 2016. However, it’s still a large enough figure to make retirement America’s No. 1 financial concern.1 […]

September 21, 2017 Retirement Planning

Do You Have Enough Savings for a 40-Year Retirement?

Over the past several decades, breakthroughs and innovation in medicine, fitness and nutrition have resulted in people living longer than they ever have before. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found there’s a record number of people in the United States over the age of 100.1 A Pew report shows the number […]

September 11, 2017 Retirement Planning

Do You Have a Retirement Inflation Strategy?

If you’re approaching retirement, you’ve probably developed a strategy for the biggest financial risks you could face. You may have an emergency fund to cover unexpected costs, a strategy to minimize market risk, and possibly a plan to cover health care and long-term care costs. Maybe you even have a tax management plan. There’s one […]

August 23, 2017 Retirement Planning

3 Ways to Generate Income for Early Retirement

Planning on an early retirement? With consistent saving and disciplined spending, you can make it happen. Even if you don’t think you will retire early, you still may want to plan for it. Health issues and disability force workers into early retirement every year. A contingency plan can help you navigate a challenging situation. Regardless […]

August 10, 2017 Retirement Planning

Retirement Planning Basics for Federal Employees

You may have a very idealistic vision of retirement–doing all of the things that you never seem to have time to do now. But how do you pursue that vision? Your Federal pension will be there and Social Security may be around when you retire, but these benefits may not provide enough income for your retirement […]

Don’t Let Your Retirement Goals Fall Short of Expectations

Are You Satisfied with the Performance of Your Retirement Policies? If your savings for vacation falls short, you can cut a few days off your trip. If your funds for retirement income fall short, cutting days off your retirement may be more painful. That’s why keeping an eye on your policies and assessing their returns […]

March 15, 2016 Retirement Planning

The Problem of Outliving Your Retirement Income

Strategies to Help Your Retirement Income Sustain Your Lifestyle Saving for retirement income requires diligence and discipline. However, despite your hard work, there may be times when your retirement savings is not enough to sustain your lifestyle during your retirement years. You may have thought you could rely on one type of savings strategy as […]

February 15, 2016 Retirement Planning

Can you afford to retire tomorrow?

If You Retire Tomorrow, Can You Afford It? With average life expectancy rising every year, the amount of money needed to retire is only increasing. Before retirees can start enjoying their retirement, they should ensure their savings could sustain their standard of living for decades. If you had to retire tomorrow, would your finances be […]

January 15, 2016 Retirement Planning
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