At Wayne Smith Financial Services, LLC, we understand that retirees face many important decisions that can affect their long-term financial success. Some of these decisions revolve around making investments that will help create a hedge against outliving their income, the impact of inflation, taxation, and rising healthcare costs. Because over ninety percent of our clients are retirees with similar concerns, we are in an advantageous position to approach such challenges with experience and skill.
Social Security: The \$64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
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Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?