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How to Build an Income Plan For Retirement
Episode 184th November 2020 • Secure Your Retirement • Secure Your Retirement
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Do you know how much you will spend in retirement? How about what you’ll need to cover expenses such as food, utility bills, insurance, and so on?

Income planning is one of the most important things you can do for retirement. Having a retirement income plan not only gives you peace of mind, but it lets you see exactly how much you have to spend during retirement.

We want to help make sure that you create an income plan for retirement that you’re happy with. In this episode, we are joined by Morgan Dunn, our Chief Operating Officer, who asks some common questions we get from clients around retirement income plans. We walk you through how to build an income plan for retirement and share what expenses you need to consider while creating your income plan.

In this episode find out:

  • What a retirement income plan is
  • How to break your income plan into three categories: essential needs, wants, and legacy
  • Why you need a written retirement income plan
  • Why it’s important to understand what is for retirement and what isn’t when building your income plan
  • What to do if you think you’re short
  • How to start building an income plan for retirement

Tweetable Quotes:

“We break income down into three categories: Essential needs, Wants, & Legacy.”

“Inflation can have a massive impact on those dollars, and we don't want to be inflating things that just aren't going to be there.”

“Everyone should have a written retirement income plan.”

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