Future financial needs may be underestimated.
If you were born during 1965-80, you belong to “Generation X.” Ten or twenty years ago, you may have thought of retirement as an event in the lives of your parents or grandparents; within the next 10-15 years, you will probably be thinking about how your own retirement will unfold.1
How can you create a solid retirement plan? How can you help ensure that your True Wealth is protected? Most people have at least one, if not multiple, 401(k)s, 403(b)s, IRAs, Roth IRAs, and Brokerage accounts. But how many of you are truly leveraging other useful savings tools like HSAs, Roth IRA Conversions, and the Saver’s Credit just to name a few? Very few people are fully utilizing all of the financial tools available to them. That is why we would encourage you to consider looking at these underappreciated options for potentially greater retirement savings:
How global returns and proper diversification are affecting overall returns.
Look beyond this moment and stay focused on your long-term objectives.
That truth must always be recognized.
When financial markets have a bad day, week, or month, discomforting headlines and data can swiftly communicate a message to retirees and retirement savers alike: equity investments are risky things, and Wall Street is a risky place.
There is really no reason to wait.
To find out, look closely at two factors.
Your Social Security income could be taxed. That may seem unfair or unfathomable. Regardless of how you feel about it, it is a possibility.
It may need to be adjusted due to the 2017 federal tax reforms.
The Internal Revenue Service has a message for you. You may need to adjust the amount withheld from your paycheck or the size of your estimated tax payments because the agency is using new withholding tables this year. Should you underpay your taxes for 2018, you could be hit with a tax penalty in 2019.1
This retirement plan allows teachers & employees of non-profits to invest for their futures.
Does your spouse contribute to a 401(k)? You are probably eligible for a retirement plan that can help you save and invest for retirement in the same way – a 403(b).