Retirement: Secure Your Future

If you are age 20, you may be thinking down the road 50 years and your main goal is to begin saving and investing for your future. If you are within five years or less of retirement, you have many decisions to consider. Whether you are early in your career, mid-career, or getting close to retirement, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has developed materials to help you make your own informed decisions.

Retirement: Secure Your Future resources are designed to help people make informed decisions as they head towards retirement. Resources are available in the form of workshops, a publication series, and mini-module recordings.
 

Workshops

Secure Your Future - Take Charge of Your Money
You had a plan, but...
Writing Your Retirement Paycheck
early career mid career near retirement

[ early career ]

Begin by planning today:
  • Imagine your life at age 70
  • Take small steps now - less that $6 a day
  • Earn big rewards in the future - as much as a million dollars

[ mid career ]

Give your old plan a tune up to meet life changes such as:

  • New employment
  • Altered family circumstances
  • Business opportunities

[ near retirement ]

Take steps now to make your resources last a lifetime:

  • Consider when to claim Social Security
  • Plan for retirement withdrawals
  • Find out how to protect against inflation

Contact the Family Finance Specialist in your area for additional workshop information.


Publication Series

16 publications designed to provide adults of all ages an opportunity to begin thinking about their future. The series offers information for consideration from basic financial planning, to making retirement plans early and dealing with possible legal issues one could face in later life.

Mini-Modules

Short recordings giving Iowans the option to listen to retirement advice when it works for them.

Retirement: Picture Your Future

 

Picture Your Future
Retirement: Planning for Expenses

 

Planning for Retirement Expenses
Retirement: Build a Bridge to Your Future

 

Build a Bridge to Your Future

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