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