Retirement

Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, and personal savings and investments are expected to play a role. Once you have estimated the amount of money you may need for retirement, a sound approach involves taking a close look at your potential retirement-income sources.

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Don't Buy The Hype

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts

Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.

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Explore the growing influence women wield over the economy with this handy infographic.

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.

FIRE: Four Things You Need to Know About This Hot Retirement

Have you heard of the retirement trend called Financial Independence, Retire Early or FIRE?

Qualified Charitable Distributions:

Do you have a required minimum distribution RMD from a retirement account but don’t need the income for your daily expenses?

What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

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Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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Walk in Our Shoes

Planning your financial future is a journey you don’t have to walk alone.

Business Planning

Continuity planning is key to your business’s future. Call me to discuss a plan for passing the torch.

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.

Annual Review

A lot can happen in the course of a year.

Life in a Box

What if life was so simple that everything you owned fit into a box? Intrigued? Call me to learn more.

Let’s Look Forward

A lot can happen in the course of a year. Waddell & Reed WealthLink organizes your financial life.

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