By creating an online Social Security account, you can review your annual statement, take a closer look at your earnings record, and verify that your tax payments are being credited correctly.
A successful retirement plan starts long before the last day of employment and considers both financial and lifestyle decisions along each individual’s unique journey.
Our approach to retirement planning combines the seven-step process outlined by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards with our own unique focus on maximizing tax efficiency, managing risk, and minimizing expenses throughout retirement.
Establishing a trust can be a prudent way to pass assets from one generation to the next since it addresses issues that may arise from transferring wealth outright.
Our New Three-Legged Stool™ strategy and R/D Factor™ help us keep taxes lower for our clients in retirement
By exercising regularly, watching what you eat, and getting enough sleep, you can slow the aging process and feel healthier than ever before in retirement.
Look for opportunities created by lower markets, which include evaluating employer stock, performing Roth conversions, and investing before the market rebounds.
Finding ways to do what you love and setting personal goals can ease the transition from employment to a productive retirement.
Once you retire from your job, you have a number of decisions to make—and a number of ways to spend your time. These guidelines will help you refine your priorities and manage this new phase of life.
Learn how to make the final year before retirement worry-free by addressing key concerns, from budgeting to benefits.
In planning for retirement, how you save is just as important as how much you save. Learn how you can save tax-efficiently by diversifying your assets across accounts that are taxed differently.
The 10-year period before you retire can matter more to your retirement success than any other.
Since the majority of retirees take more than their RMD annually, new life expectancy tables should not have a significant impact.
Steps you can take to help ensure that your wealth helps future generations.
It’s never too early to start planning for retirement. By setting a strategy— and sticking to it—you can help achieve your goal of financial independence sooner.
See our recommendations for sustainable withdrawal rates throughout retirement and learn why we believe a disciplined investment strategy is likely the best way to weather market fluctuations.
Learn how to weigh the benefits and drawbacks of taking a lump-sum cash payout from your pension plan.
Use these tips and strategies about spending, saving, and asset allocation to reach your retirement goals.
How to avoid taking a 50% tax penalty on your required minimum distributions (RMD) and how to correct missed RMDs.
Learn how to protect yourself from data breaches, and what you can do if your information is compromised.