Retirement Finances

From mortgages to taxes to Social Security to general money issues, there are many financial topics that active adults need to know about. You’ll find answers to all your important retirement finance questions here, whether you’re getting ready to retire or need information on different state tax situations.

The Pros and Cons of Early Retirement

Deciding when to retire depends on a whole lot of different factors, including financial matters, health issues, and psychological concerns. Check out these pros and cons of retiring early.

Disability and Retirement: What You Should Know

You may be eligible for Social Security benefits even if you haven’t yet reached traditional retirement age. However, there are a few things you need to know about your disability benefits.

How Does a Pension Work After Retirement?

Money is hard to talk about, but being knowledgable and in control of your finances can drastically change your retirement. It’s important to know exactly how your pension works and how you can use it to optimize your retirement experience.

Five Reasons to Buy and Not Rent in Retirement

One big choice worthy of pause for many is whether to buy or rent a home when downsizing or relocating for retirement. Here are five reasons why buying a home is better than renting a place to live.

When to Start Looking for a Retirement Home

Finding and closing on a home is a long process It may take several weeks, or it may be counted more easily in months or even years for others. Here is what you need to know about when to start this process.

Do You Still Need Life Insurance If You’re Retired?

We all go through life preparing for our future in case of accidents and tragedies. So it’s probably a good idea to buy life insurance when we are young adults and have families and small children that depend on us financially.

How to Avoid Taxes on Your IRA Withdrawal

There’s nothing more frustrating than unnecessarily losing a chunk of retirement savings to taxes. Luckily, there are a few ways to reduce or avoid getting taxed on your IRA withdrawal.

How to Pick the Best Retirement Location for You

White sand beaches or towering mountains? Swimming in January or skiing in July? Low property taxes or no sales tax? Living near family or living a permanent tropical vacation? With so many factors to consider, it’s hard to decide where to retire.

How Does a 401(k) Work After Retirement?

401(k). It’s another one of those boring, intimidating finance words that most people don’t know enough about. What happens to all the money you’ve been putting away and how does a 401(k) work after retirement?

Smart Retirement Planning Using Your Smartphone

Understanding the retirement planning landscape can often seem overwhelming or needlessly complicated. Between 401(k)s, pensions, Social Security, IRAs, CDs, and dividends, juggling the various sources of income becomes an exercise in endurance. Thankfully, there’s an app for that.

Our real estate experts can help.

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