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.
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Social Security: Two Benefit Strategies Eliminated
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
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.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
What does your home really cost?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.