Retirement is thought to be a sort reward for working hard during all of those years. We accumulate savings so we can enjoy those final chapters in our lives without having to worry about money, as for the average person, money is a daily concern. 1,253 more words
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You are saving money in your 401(k), 403(b), IRA or other retirement accounts so you can have an income in retirement. Unfortunately, “defined contribution” plans do not guarantee you a lifetime income nor do you get a guarantee against losses that were selected in your market investment choices. 1,425 more words
According to this article there are two contrasting approaches to retirement planning. They are called the “safety-first” and the “probability” approach.
My understanding is that the safety-first approach is where a person figures out their monthly or annual expenses and then rations their nest egg by trying to meet this number they have calculated. 242 more words
Retirement Income Funds are something of a misnomer as there are a host of ways to fund retirement income and a sea of choices. For the purposes of this article we will confine ourselves to ‘guaranteed’ vehicles-more specifically to Indexed Universal Life and Fixed Index Annuity products both of which come with differing guarantees as they are both insurance products and, therefore, are backed by the insurance carrier underwriting the contract. 652 more words