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.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
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 much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.