You may be interested in this quick tool called “9 to Know.” Answer nine quick questions and you’ll get a very elementary snapshot of your retirement future.
A good budget helps you reach your spending and savings goals. Work out a proposed household budget by inputting your sources of income and projected expenses into Kiplinger’s exclusive worksheet below. You can add and delete rows as necessary to reflect your personal finances. Return and repeat as you track your actual spending.
The Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator uses the most current and carefully researched medical and scientific data in order to estimate how old you will live to be. Most people score in their late eighties… how about you?
www.SSA.gov has a variety of calculators to help you plan for the future. Which calculator you choose depends on what you are looking to do. You can access these useful planning tools right here.
The AARP Health Care Costs Calculator is an educational tool designed to estimate your health care costs in retirement. You can include your spouse too.
The Federal Trade Commission has put together very useful free booklets to help you learn how to protect your identity and recover in the event of an identity theft. Check them out.
Please take the time to fill out the maximization form and return it to us to learn the different ways Social Security can fit into your retirement. Please know that your information will not be shared and will remain confidential.