Retirement Planning 101 Tutorial Guide

There's More To Retirement Planning Than Just 401(k)s And IRAs. See The Articles Below For The Information And Advice You Need To Know...

Your generation faces a very different retirement situation requiring a very different retirement planning strategy.

You can expect to live longer while receiving fewer pension and Social Security benefits during retirement. You will likely need more retirement savings to support a longer, more active and healthier lifestyle than previous generations.

An estimated 10,000 Americans will turn 60 every day over the next twenty years. Perhaps there is no other time in history where retirement planning has been such a great concern to so many people.

  • How much money do you need?
  • How do you invest it?
  • How much can you afford to spend?
  • What are you going to do with all the time?

You will find the answers to these and many more questions in this free retirement planning guide resource center:

Retirement Planning Guide Image

Achieving your retirement goals doesn't happen automatically: you must make it happen.

Use these articles to educate yourself so that you know how to do it right the first time - because you never get a second chance at retirement planning.

With the right information, proper planning and commitment, the retirement security you desire can be yours.

Below you’ll find a listing of our most recent articles about retirement planning providing you with additional strategies and information so you can take the next step…

5 Ways To Reduce How Much You Need To Save For Retirement By $300,000 (or More!)

Reduce how much money you need to save for retirement image

If your retirement looms large, but your nest egg doesn’t, then this article can help. You’ll discover 5 simple strategies to reduce the amount of savings you need in retirement by $300,000… or more! Surprisingly, it’s much easier to reduce how much you need to save than it is to increase your savings. This is a frequently overlooked strategy that can allow you to reach your financial goals faster, and with greater security…

How To Determine Your Legacy In Life… Before Your Death

Legacy in Life Image

What issues will your family confront after your death, and how will it shape their opinion of your life? Discover the dire consequences of not setting up a proper estate plan so you can take the simple steps to putting your affairs in order now. You’ll learn how to create a legacy that benefits you today… and your family into the future.

How To Retire Early: 6 Essential Strategies You Must Know…

How to retire early image

The goal of retiring early means you have less time to accumulate assets and more time to live off them. Traditional methods for building wealth that work for others won’t work for you. In this article, you’ll discover the 3 paths you can take to accelerate you asset growth, 3 simple rules to create perpetual income streams, and how you can beat the inflation enemy…

Are Safe Withdrawal Rates Really Safe?

Are safe withdrawal rates really safe? Learn the truth about the 4% Rule here.

Retirement income planning is inherently problematic because you’re trying to convert a volatile pool of assets into a stable, reliable income stream that you’ll never outlive. How do you do that? In this article I deep-dive into the history of safe withdrawal rate research and the resulting 4% Rule – warts, blemishes, and all. I reveal what is true and false about conventional wisdom. This knowledge is inextricably intertwined with proper investment strategy making it essential to your financial security…

12 Tips To Build Wealth For Early Retirement

Build wealth easily by following these two simple guidelines.

Building wealth for a secure, early retirement is actually very simple – in theory. It requires just three easy-to-understand principles. However, few people ever retire early because it has little to do with understanding these principles, and everything to do with taking effective action. Discover how you can overcome the two hurdles that block action so you can achieve breakthrough results…

Retirement Planning Checklist

Retirement Planning Checklist - For every stage of your life!

Retirement planning doesn’t have to be complicated. You don’t need a degree in finance and you don’t have to read a bunch of books to understand the important action steps. For the bulk of your working years, there are just a few important and very simple actions that need to be done right. The rest can be figured out in the years immediately preceding the day you retire. That is why I created this retirement planning checklist: to demystify the vagueness around retirement planning, simplify the process where appropriate, and provide a step-by-step guide so that you can do those few important things right at each stage of your life. Use this retirement planning checklist as a handy reference guide…

Retirement Planning Is Dead

The reasons why traditional retirement planning is dead

Traditional retirement planning is dead. It’s an old world model in need of a major facelift. The problem is baked into how the the system is designed—it’s not realistic. The skills and knowledge required to execute a traditional retirement plan are beyond most worker’s abilities. But there is an alternative…

The Smart Alternative To Retirement Planning

What does the New Retirement look like?

It’s so “old-skool” to work like a dog for 40 years scrimping and saving so you can retire and do nothing of substance for the remaining 30 years. That’s no prescription for happiness. It makes no sense. Increasing longevity has changed every aspect of retirement planning – from asset allocation to life fulfillment and everything in between. It is time to retire the word “retirement” and redefine our lives toward fulfillment – which means…