Whether you're just starting out, midway through your career or approaching retirement, these tools and work sheets will help you plan for a prosperous and secure retirement.
- Retirement planning checklist
Whether you're planning to retire in one year or 30, review Bankrate's retirement planning checklist to see if you're on track.
- Creating a retirement budget
Balance your income with your monthly expenses so you don't get in financial trouble during retirement.
- Daily expense tracker
Staying on a budget involves tracking your expenses. This handy daily expense tracker can help.
- Protect your pension
Know your rights as a 401(k) plan participant if you suspect foul play with your retirement plan.
- Dealing with debt
Debt is particularly burdensome during retirement. Get a handle on what you owe and put together a plan of attack.
- Protect yourself from scams
No one is immune from scam artists, but older people are particularly vulnerable. Read this checklist to protect yourself or a loved one.
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