Retirement Income

Low interest rates have sucked the yield out of your portfolio.

The team commissioned this cartoon in 2010, and it still holds true today. Low interest rates have sucked the yield out of retirement in order to support the economy. Read on to learn more about how to approach your income in retirement during these challenging times.

retirementIn today’s low interest rate environment, earning safe income is a challenge. In order to achieve the retirement income necessary, retirees will need to dip into principal, take higher risks, or use strategies that look for total return instead of just yield.

Have you ever been watching TV only to be interrupted by a commercial asking you to figure out your “retirement number?” You know, everyone has one – the amount of money you need to retire.

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Featured Posts from Glassman Wealth

The 5 Biggest Retirement Planning Mistakes

By Barry Glassman, CFP® | May 7, 2014

One of the primary reasons that clients come to us at Glassman Wealth Services is they want to know if, and when, they can retire. Just the thought of retirement can cause anxiety and many feel overwhelmed and unprepared. In fact, one of the biggest dilemmas for those approaching retirement is balancing the life they…

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The 5 Most Important Baby Boomer Retirement Problems

By Barry Glassman, CFP® | April 21, 2014

If bigger is better, then the Baby Boomers, some 76 million strong and the largest generation in US history, can consider itself large and in charge. This generation, born from 1946 to 1964, has wielded their influence on just about every aspect of American life and they continue to do so. They have more discretionary…

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7 Critical Retirement Deadlines

By Barry Glassman, CFP® | January 3, 2014

Ah…retirement. After years of work, it’s a time for you to relax and enjoy spending your time as you wish. Not so fast. Retirement ushers in some pretty important deadlines, some that carry penalties if you’re not paying attention. To keep you on track, here are 7 critical retirement deadlines you need to know. (View…

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A Review of the Best Personal Finance Calculators

By Travis Russell, CFP®

A good personal finance calculator should be simple to use and understand, but still provide valuable information to the user.  These types of calculators are challenging to find: Google searches tend to return a sizable list of tools, but many are attached to a sales pitch or annoying ads. Below is a small list of calculators…

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