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 Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
What does your home really cost?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.