Retirement Planning Roswell NM

Planning ahead for retirement is vital for people of all ages who wish to be financially independent once they opt to retire. Money can be allocated to investments or set aside in savings plans in order to avoid being used too early, though investments do involve some degree of risk. Many people save for retirement through employer-sponsored defined contribution plans, such as IRAs, 401(k)s, and profit sharing plans. Other types of plans and DIY retirement planning are also options and all of the available avenues are generally characterized by tax advantages.

Mr. Brian D. Stokes, CFP®
(575) 624-1812
110 W College Blvd Ste B
Roswell, NM
Firm
Wells Fargo Advisors
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Investment Planning, Legal Advice, Retirement Income Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

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Wells Fargo - Roswell South
(575) 622-3447
1401 S Main St
Roswell, NM
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Thu 08:30 AM-05:00 PM
Fri 08:30 AM-06:00 PM
Sat 09:00 AM-04:00 PM
Sun Closed

Wells Fargo - Roswell
(575) 622-3441
400 N Pennsylvania Ave
Roswell, NM
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Thu 08:30 AM-05:00 PM
Fri 08:30 AM-06:00 PM
Sat 09:00 AM-04:00 PM
Sun Closed

Wells Fargo - Dexter
(575) 734-5462
113 S Lincoln Ave
Dexter, NM
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Sat-Sun Closed

Garth Scrivner
StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc.
(505) 298-1098
6000 Uptown Blvd NE, Suite 470
Albuquerque, NM
Expertises
Advising Medical Professionals, High Net Worth Client Needs, Insurance Related Issues, including Annuities, Middle Income Client Needs, Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, AAMS, BA, CDFA, CFP®, CPA/PFS

Ms. Claudette L. Foster, CFP®
(575) 625-9282
110 W Country Club Rd Ste 2
Roswell, NM
Firm
Financial Network Invest Corp

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Wells Fargo - Roswell North
(575) 622-3494
2900 N Main St
Roswell, NM
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Thu 08:30 AM-05:00 PM
Fri 08:30 AM-06:00 PM
Sat 09:00 AM-04:00 PM
Sun Closed

Bank of America - Roswell Main
(575) 624-5008
500 N. Main St.
Roswell, NM
Type
Banking Center
Services
Banking Center Services: Change Order, Commercial Deposits, Night Deposits
Outdoor ATM Services: Open 24 Hours, Talking ATM, Braille, Accepts Deposits, Deposit Image
Languages
English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, French, Russian, Portuguese
Office Hours
Monday 9-5
Tuesday 9-5
Wednesday 9-5
Thursday 9-5
Friday 9-5
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Roger Asel
Certified Financial Strategies
(972) 702-8121
40 Calle Encanto
Tesuque, NM
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Tax Planning, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Charitable Giving - Trusts & Foundations
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, CPA/PFS

Sabato (Sam) DeLuca
Santa Fe Capital Management
(505) 820-1177
3600 Rodeo Lane, Suite B-2
Santa Fe, NM
Expertises
Women's Financial Planning Issues, Socially Responsible Investments, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives, Financial Issues Between Generations, Divorce Planning, Advising Medical Professionals
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

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Retirement Planning

By: Jonas Zamora
Jonas Zamora is a Certified Financial PlannerTM professional. You may contact him at jzamora@zacks.com

Closing in on retirement?

Are you closing in on retirement? If your goal is to retire in the next five years, you are in that critical stage in the retirement planning cycle. You have to take care of details like your 401(k) distributions or rollover, exercise of stock options, pension distributions, and when to take social security payments. Then there's figuring out what you need to draw out of your investments when that big day arrives. What you do in the first five years after retirement will also play a key role over the following 25-30 years.

First, let's discuss your first steps five years before going off into retirement bliss:

1. Put more money away. I read an article that says we are saving too much for retirement. That is bunk! Let's say your retirement target is 65 years of age. Most of you will be able to and should contribute extra to your 401(k) after reaching 50 years of age. That amount is $15,500 per year plus catch up amount of $5,000. Over a 15-year time frame for someone who is 50 years old today, assuming a 7% annual return, the savings by age 65 amounts to over $500,000. Without the extra $5000 in contributions, you would only have around $376,000.

2. Over the last year to two years before retirement, consider being more conservative in your 401(k). Don't leave a majority of these assets in employer stock! If the market takes a nosedive, you still have a great base to invest and live off of when you retire. Diversify.

3. Remember to exercise those in-the-money stock options. Many folks get so excited about their last day at the office, they forget about exercising the valuable stock options while still profitable.

4. Place money in an emergency fund with 1-2 years worth of living expenses in a cash or CD account....

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