Part 4: Lifestyle – The Top 6 Things to Consider Planning Retirement

4This week, San Diego Wealth Management will be exploring the question of “How Much Do I Need to Save in order to retire?” in a series of blog posts.
Many Americans realize the importance of saving for retirement, but knowing exactly how much they need to save is another issue altogether. With all the information available about retirement, it is sometimes difficult to decipher what is appropriate for your specific situation.

Today we’ll address Lifestyle:   

Another important consideration is your desired retirement lifestyle. Do you want to travel? Are you planning to be involved in philanthropic endeavors? Will you have an expensive country club membership? Are there any hobbies you would like to pursue? The answers to these questions can help you decide what additional costs your ideal retirement will require.

Many baby boomers expect that they will work part-time in retirement. However, if this is your intention and you find that working longer becomes impossible, you will still need the appropriate funds to support your retirement lifestyle.

For a video on your Financial Lifestyle

Look for our post tomorrow on Inflation.

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