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 does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
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How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
This article may help you understand the most recent changes to your IRA and your RMD implemented with the SECURE Act.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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.
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.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
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