Whether you’re close to retirement or not, you’ve worked hard and planned well so that you can travel, spend time with family, and joyfully embrace your next phase of life when the time is right. With the help of professional advisors and financial experts, you’ve developed several smart strategies for retirement: saving, investing, and diversifying to create a retirement income plan that’s in line with your unique goals.
However, even with the best laid plans, you may worry that things could veer off track. What if your advisor missed something essential? What if your retirement future doesn’t look how you thought it would? To better plan for the unexpected, lean on your employer for additional resources and information.
Your Next Steps
You’re in a great position, but change is inevitable. It’s worth occasionally revisiting your options as your circumstances evolve. Making adjustments to your retirement workplace plan or having a conversation with your trusted financial advisor to reevaluate the retirement plans you already have in place is a great start. It’s likely you’ve considered annuities as part of your plan since they are a great way to ensure you can have the comfortable, relaxing retirement you deserve, no matter what comes next. If you’re meeting with a retirement specialist or financial advisor to review your plan, it may be worth discussing how an income annuity could bolster your savings mix even further.
Our guided tool can help you estimate the amount of monthly income you may expect to receive in retirement and determine whether it’s enough to replace your current paycheck. Visit www.metlife.com/retirement-income-tool for help planning.
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