Links to Retirement Resources

This page contains links to various retirement resources that we hope you will find useful.  Feel free to contact us if you have any recommendations.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

The AARP describes itself as a “nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning.”  The AARP engages the “collective power of the 50 and over population to change the market based on their needs.”

 

Social Security Administration (SSA)

The SSA’s site contains resources to help you take control of your social security benefits.  You can even apply for benefits online!

 

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

If you are a federal government employee you might find the OPM’s web site useful as you plan for and enjoy your retirement.  The site’s Benefits Estimator can help you quickly approximate how much you will need to enjoy a comfortable retirement.  You can also use the site to manage your monthly annuity or take advantage of other free resources.

 

USA.gov

USA.gov describes its web site as providing “resources to help you estimate your retirement benefits, learn about factors that could affect your retirement, and more.”  The site contains information on how to prepare for retirement, Social Security programs, pensions, IRAs, and many other resources.

 

U.S. Department of Labor

This page contains advice on the “Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement.”  It notes that “financial security in retirement doesn’t just happen” and that “it takes planning and commitment and, yes, money.

 

Department of Defense – Military Retirement Pay

This site contains resources that could be useful for people in the military who are interested in learning more about retirement pay for service members including information on Retired Base Pay in general as well as the Retired Pay Multiplier.

 

About the Author
Matthew enjoys developing, simplifying, and sharing useful retirement resources to help you make the most out of your retirement. No matter how successful and intelligent you are, it is unlikely that you have received much formal training on retirement. His aim is to provide you with useful content that will help make planning and enjoying your retirement simple, easy, and even fun!

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