Retirement Planning Yankton SD

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.

Jennifer Larson, CFP®
(605) 260-0662
321 Broadway Ave
Yankton, SD
Firm
IPI Wealth Management

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Mr. Jim L. Chesley, CFP®
(605) 665-2848
2408 Broadway Ave
Yankton, SD
Firm
Home Federal

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Wells Fargo - Yankton North
(605) 665-0130
1920 Broadway Ave
Yankton, SD
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Sat 08:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sun Closed

Richard Kahler
Kahler Financial Group
(605) 343-1400
1010 9th Street, Suite 1
Rapid City, SD
Expertises
Real Estate Investments, Ongoing Investment Management, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, High Net Worth Client Needs, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Planning Issues for Business Owners
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, ChFc, MSFP

Mr. Randy W. Ellis, CFP®
(605) 348-3030
1575 North LaCrosse St.
Rapid City, SD
Firm
Ameriprise Financial
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Estate Planning, Investment Management, Investment Planning, Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: Not Applicable

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mrs. Kathryn M. Greeneway, CFP®
(605) 665-4940
225 Cedar St
Yankton, SD
Firm
First Dakota National Bank/Ray

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Wells Fargo - Yankton
(605) 665-9677
200 Cedar St
Yankton, SD
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Sat-Sun Closed

Wells Fargo - Irene
(605) 263-3355
209 W Main St
Irene, SD
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Thu 08:30 AM-04:00 PM
Fri 08:30 AM-05:30 PM
Sat-Sun Closed

Matthew D. Niederbaumer, CFP®
(605) 352-4124
1565 Dakota Ave. S Suite 1
Huron, SD
Firm
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Estate Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Management, Investment Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: Not Applicable

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. Erik D Syverson, CFP®
(605) 361-4002
4009 West 49th Street, Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD
Firm
UBS Financial Services
Areas of Specialization
General Financial Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Profession: Medical/Dental Professionals

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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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