Retirement income planning

Knowing you have a plan to help you move from saving to living. That's The Planning Effect.

Feel more prepared to manage your life in retirement

We can help look at how much you have

What you have saved for retirement, and how much predictable income you'll get from Social Security, pensions, or annuities.* Read 3 keys to an income plan

... and give your money the chance to grow

Include your 401(k), IRA, and other accounts all in one place and see strategies to balance growth potential and help generate income. Explore investment options

... how much you'll need

We'll help you look at the essentials like housing and health care, as well as plan for expenses like travel and hobbies.
See how much you'll need

... all while being smart about taxes

We'll help you determine how and when to make withdrawals so you can potentially keep more of your money in retirement.
Read tax-savvy withdrawals

We can help you prioritize your retirement decisions, one step at a time.

Key milestones

You're in control of your retirement, but here are some important ages to note.


Social Security

The earliest you can claim Social Security, but your benefit will be higher the longer you wait.

Explore when to claim


The age most people can enroll in Medicare. Explore the options, and what to do for health care if you retire early.

Consider your options

Required minimum distributions (RMDs)

When to start withdrawing from your traditional IRAs, or pay a penalty.

Avoid RMD pitfalls

Build your income plan

A clear, personalized plan can help you feel more secure about the years ahead.
Flexible planning. Growth potential. Guaranteed income.

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Retirement resources

Consider guaranteed income*

Estimate the income you could receive from a fixed income annuity.

Explore annuities

Estimate your retirement income

See how much you could have every month—and the potential impact to your cash flow.

Estimate your income

Discover the phases of retirement

Learn about the life event we call retirement and how you can prepare for every phase.

Learn about retirement

Invest in your retirement today

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