Surprising New Statistics on the State of Retirement in the US

After spending much of your career planning for, and dreaming about retirement, you’ve finally hit the home stretch. Retirement is just around the corner and you’re getting excited. Hopefully, there won’t be any surprises, but checking on the status of other people’s retirements can help you prepare. These statistics can clue you in on what [...]

By |2021-08-17T07:33:47-05:00August 17th, 2021|Retirement|0 Comments

5 Decisions to Make In Your Sixties

Once you hit your sixties, you’re in the home stretch toward retirement. At this time, you need to confront several big decisions and make plans for certain parts of your life. If you’ve reached this decade and you’re approaching retirement, consider these five decisions carefully. Decide when to claim Social Security. Social Security deems “full [...]

By |2021-08-03T09:07:01-05:00August 3rd, 2021|Retirement|0 Comments

For Some, Renting is Better in Retirement

Have you always dreamed of living in a mortgage-free home? For many, this goal is central to their retirement plan. Not only does it feel good to free your budget of what is probably your largest monthly expense; there’s just something about coming home to a house that completely belongs to you. So it’s no [...]

By |2021-07-12T11:45:33-05:00July 12th, 2021|Retirement|0 Comments

Do My Social Security Benefits Get Taxed?

Once you’ve concluded your working years and are ready to retire, you must still deal with income taxes. Depending upon how you structured your retirement plans, some of your income might not be taxed. But surprisingly, Social Security benefits can be taxed, depending upon your income. That rule is true for both federal and state [...]

By |2021-02-23T11:10:29-06:00February 23rd, 2021|Retirement|0 Comments

What to Do if You’re Reconsidering Your Retirement Date

You saved faithfully for years, evaluated your prospective retirement income, and have set a date to finally retire… But now, in light of a rocky stock market and financial uncertainty looming, you might be reconsidering your plans. Don’t panic and make big decisions. We’ve seen stock market slumps before, and we’ve learned from experience that [...]

By |2020-06-11T14:47:27-05:00April 22nd, 2020|Retirement|0 Comments

Reevaluating the Cost of Healthcare in Retirement

As you look toward your target retirement date, you will continue to evaluate your expected budget and then compare those figures to your estimated retirement income. Lately we’ve all confronted a new reality with the coronavirus outbreak, and many of you might be rethinking your retirement plans in light of stock market changes, the cost [...]

By |2020-06-11T15:06:52-05:00April 13th, 2020|Retirement|0 Comments
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