Retirement Income Strategies
Drew Capital Group looks at how to plan for retirement
Retirement income plans are not just for the wealthy. As retirement nears, the traditional strategy has been to move growth-seeking products to more conservative, fixed-income products. According to a recent study, for a married couple age 65 there is now a 50 percent chance that at least one spouse will live to age 94. 1 This means that you may need to plan for your retirement savings to potentially last 25 to 30 years.*
One drawback to a longer life is the greater possibility of outliving your savings — creating all the more reason to develop a retirement income strategy designed to last a longer lifetime. Sixty-one percent of Americans surveyed said they were more afraid of outliving their assets than they were of dying.**
A significant loss in the years just prior to and/or just after you retire could negatively impact the level of income you receive over the course of your life. In fact, if a loss occurs earlier in life, there is also the chance that you may have more time to recover (versus a loss occurring later in retirement). Why? Simply because a smaller pool of assets is left to sustain you throughout your retirement years and your assets may not have as much time to recover.
We can help you design a guaranteed retirement income strategy that incorporates insurance and annuity vehicles to create opportunities as well as guarantee income throughout your retirement.***
Call us at 813–454–1269 or visit our website, drewcapitalgroup.com today to learn more about how we can help you plan your retirement.
*Prepared by Ernst & Young Insurance and Actuarial Advisory Services practice. The analysis uses the Annuity 2000 mortality table with Scale G2 mortality improvements.
**State of the Insured Retirement Industry: 2012 Recap and a 2013 Outlook, Insured Retirement Institute.
***Guarantees are backed by the financial strength and claims-paying ability of the issuing company and may be subject to restrictions, limitations or early withdrawal fees. Annuities are not FDIC insured
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