Iowa retirement planning

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Planning for Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Healthcare continues to be one of the largest expenses in retirement. As life expectancy increases, so do the years we spend in retirement, making it essential to plan for these monumental expenses meticulously. Advances in medical technology and healthcare have extended our lifespans, allowing many to enjoy decades in retirement. While this longevity is a […]

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Understanding Life Insurance in Retirement for Iowans

The gap between those who have life insurance and those who still need it is significant, emphasizing the ongoing challenge for the industry to address misconceptions about cost and educate consumers on the value and potential affordability of life insurance.  If you are one of the 39% of consumers planning to purchase life insurance within

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It’s Mailbag time! Our first question comes from Roberta, who asks: “I want to eventually retire, but I’m currently balancing that with sending my kids to college, and my husband wants to buy a vacation home. How can we manage all these financial goals?” The best way to juggle retirement planning and other major life

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ABC’s of Annuities

Navigating the realm of retirement planning can feel like sailing a course through uncharted waters. With an array of financial instruments and investment options available, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and uncertain about which path to take. Among these choices, annuities stand out as a compelling tool for potentially securing financial stability in retirement. Over

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Navigating Uncertainty and Retirement: Preparing Your Finances for the Unknown

When it comes to personal finances, there’s one constant truth: uncertainty is inevitable. Whether it’s unexpected medical expenses, a sudden job loss, or a global economic downturn, life has a way of throwing curveballs when we least expect it.  As we near retirement, being financially equipped for the unexpected becomes even more crucial. And while

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Benefits of IRAs in Retirement Planning

Planning for retirement is a crucial aspect of financial stability and peace of mind in later years. As the workforce landscape evolves and pension plans become less common, individual retirement accounts (IRAs) have emerged as invaluable tools for securing one’s financial future.  In this blog, we’re exploring the myriad benefits of IRAs in retirement planning,

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Creating a Retirement Plan with Johnson Wealth and Income Management

Retirement is a significant milestone in life, marking the transition from decades of hard work to a well-deserved period of relaxation and enjoyment. However, the journey to retirement bliss requires careful planning and strategic financial management.  At Johnson Wealth and Income Management, Matthew P. Johnson and his team of Fiduciary advisors has decades of experience

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A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Retirement Planning

Retirement planning is a cornerstone of financial security, yet for small business owners with big responsibilities, it can often seem like an unreachable goal. With the complexities of managing operations, handling finances, and striving for growth, planning for retirement can easily take a back seat as a business owner. However, neglecting retirement planning can have

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