Retirement Income

Envisioning and Defining Retirement

With all the financial and economic doom and gloom news, many retirees and pre-retirees are questioning their retirement plans. However, the media focuses on how to save for retirement, not how to spend in retirement. Jamie Hopkins uses the term…

Making Your Retirement Funds Last–Some Tops to Stretch Your Balances

It’s one of the most daunting questions faced by folks approaching their retirement years: How long will my finances hold out? The answer, of course, depends on how along you’ll live and what type of lifestyle you’ll want to have.…

Re-examining the 4% drawdown rule of thumb

It’s been around a long, long time, this assumption that CNBC once defined as “withdraw 4 percent a year, and you have excellent odds of having enough money for 30 golden years.” But now, with all that’s happened and happening…

Boomers Confident About Retirement Lifestyle, but is it Wishful Thinking?

Citing an NHP Foundation quote pointing to a “disconnect between Baby Boomers’ current financial status and where they perceive themselves in retirement,” a post by PlanAdvisor’s Lee Barney takes a look at a potential disconnect between where those age 50 and older…

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