As you approach, or begin, retirement ensure your financial investments appropriately match your goals at this stage of life. While in retirement it is especially important to monitor your budget and pay close attention to your cash flows. Explore your available Social Security benefits and options. Choose the best Social Security option for your personal situation with the assistance of a Senior Wealth Advisor at Albion Financial Group. Beginning at age 70 ½, our advisors can also help you take your annual required minimum distributions from your retirement accounts and IRA’s.
Download Albion’s Financial Checklist for your 60's.
Review 50's Financial Checklist
Have you completed the items from the 50’s checklist that pertain to you?
Review you Credit Report and Score
Set a date and review your credit report each year on that date. Federal law allows you to get a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit reporting agency. Be aware of identity theft and fraud!
Review Retirement Accounts
Ensure your investments are appropriate for this stage of life. Look at consolidating accounts if applicable.
Required Minimum Distributions
Be prepared to begin taking required minimum distributions (RMD) annually from retirement accounts/IRA’s beginning at age 70 ½.
Explore Social Security Options
There are many social security options available. Contact a Senior Wealth Advisor at Albion Financial Group to ensure you are choosing the best option for your personal situation.
Monitor your Retirement Budget
Pay close attention to your cash flows in retirement. Budget carefully, monitor income and expenses frequently, and take action whenever you see significant changes in your income and expenses.
Plan for Medical Expenses and Long Term Care
Will you need medical insurance before you are eligible for Medicare?
Contact Medicare at least 3 months prior to turning age 65. You can sign up for Medicare during the 7 month period that begins 3 months before the month of your 65th birthday, includes the month you turn 65, and ends 3 months after the month of your 65th birthday.
Do you have a plan in place for your care as you age?
Discuss your Financial Picture with your Spouse
Understand what assets are owned separately versus jointly. Do you share the same vision for retirement?
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