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: Two Benefit Strategies Eliminated
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.