Resources for Retirement Planning

You want to enjoy those glory days!  The way to do that is to plan ahead and then keep planning in your golden years and while you are retired.  Below are links to articles, calculators, and information you need to help you plan for retirement and stay financially sound while retired.
Please click on the title of each section and not the image to connect to the link.  There is information from a variety of sources.  Please be sure to scroll the entire page.


Do you have a plan?  This section on Delaware’s site, a partnership with the National Association of State Treasurers, includes the following topics:

Rethinking How You Plan, Save and Invest for Retirement
Social Security 101
Strategies to Drawing Down Your Retirement Savings and Investments
Managing Your Income during Retirement
When You Need to Delay Retirement or Go Back to Work
Saving for Retirement When You’re Not Working
Health Insurance Options During Retirement
When You Lose Retiree Benefits
Reverse Mortgages
Senior Living Options and Issues
The Multi-Step Process of Finding Appropriate Housing at Every Stage
Financing Your New Living Arrangement
Preparing to Move
Online Resources for Seniors
Ways to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Elder Financial Abuse
Resetting Your Retirement Clock
When Your Parents’ Retirement Plans Change

Planning for Retirement/Retiring

Information from various U.S. Government agencies gathered together on the site to help you plan for retirement including information on Social Security, long-term care, Medicare and more

Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement

The top 10 things you need to be doing as recommended by the U.S. Department of Labor

AARP’s Social Security Benefits Calculator

This site helps you plan for the future and links you to AARP and AARP Delaware’s wide spectrum of retirement information.

Retirement Planning Calculators and Worksheets

Part of the Delaware State Treasury’s Prosperity Portal, this section contains calculators and worksheets to help you plan for retirement and budget wisely when you are retired.  Calculators and worksheets for a variety of other topics can be reached by visiting the main page of the Prosperity Portal and selecting the “Calculators” section or click here.

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