Income Planning

The goal of retirement is to live off your assets ... not on them.

It’s been made clear: you will be responsible for the largest percentage of your income in retirement, more so than any other generation. As pensions get shut down, and as Social Security reserves continue to decline – finding ways to supplement income in retirement is becoming one of the most important aspects of financial planning. Despite this added burden, proper income planning will allow you to live comfortably, and live the life you envision, in retirement. We provide you a host of strategic options and actionable ideas that can help provide you a steady and predictable stream of income in accordance with your retirement lifestyle goals.

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Jun 24, 2024

What does a good retirement look like to you? Does it resemble the retirement that your spouse or partner has in mind? It is at least roughly similar? The Social Security Administration currently projects an average of 18 years for a retiring man and 21 years for a woman (assuming retirement at age 65). So, … Continue reading “Couples Retiring on the Same Page”

Jun 21, 2024

When you lose a spouse, partner, or parent, the grief can be overwhelming. In the midst of that grief, life goes on. There are arrangements to be made, things to be taken care of – and in recognition of this reality, here is a checklist that you may find useful at such a time. If … Continue reading “Estate Planning Checklist for When a Spouse or Parent Passes”

Jun 17, 2024

Seventy-three is an important age milestone for those in or near retirement, as it marks the time when required minimum distributions (RMDs) begin to be withdrawn annually from IRAs and employer-sponsored retirement plans (previously, the threshold was 70 ½). The milestone carries with it tax consequences that are not fixed. Rather, there are a few … Continue reading “Optimizing Required Minimum Distributions”

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