Retirement

Plan for and Manage Your Retirement

Will your retirement be everything you're hoping for? Our network of retirement experts offers tips, tricks, and guidance that will help you reach your retirement goals. 

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Did You Know?

The average total cost of retirement in America is $738,400.

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Do You Need Long-Term Care Insurance?

Americans today are living longer.  According to the Social Security Administration, men and women who reach age 65 live to age 84 and 86.5, respectively. Also, approximately one in three 65-year-olds will live past age 90, and one in seven will live past age 95. That means for 14.2% of those 65 or older, retirement years will make up a third of their lifetime.

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Could YOU Be a Social Security Millionaire?

Imagine this is "Mount Everest Retirement Peak" and you've finally reached the summit - the top! You’ve been saving all your life and you’re in your 60s with retirement to look forward to, along with the Social Security benefits you’ve earned. It's a wonderful feeling, isn't it? Here are the next questions to ponder:  "How do you get back down in the most optimal way?" ​and

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How Much Do You Really Need in Retirement?

Predicting how much money you’ll need in retirement is an inexact science at best. If you’re in your 30s, you are being asked to project 40 to 50 years in the future. Even if you’re close to retirement age, you still need to make a few decades’ worth of calculations.  To paraphrase the immortal Yogi Berra, “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”