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.
Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
What does your home really cost?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?