Articles to Help With Your Retirement Planning

Articles to help with your retirement planning from State Farm®.

Put your retirement plan to the test

As you near retirement, it's important to review your retirement plan and make sure you're financially prepared.

The racial retirement gap

BIPOC face barriers to reaching retirement security, especially when compared to their white counterparts. We discuss how to close the retirement race gap.

How to Plan for Retirement as a Caregiver

Family caregivers are faced with financial challenges. We discuss financial steps for caregivers to take to ensure financial wellness in retirement.

Questions about Social Security survivor benefits

Understanding eligibility and how to apply for survivor benefits.

Three main barriers preventing women from preparing for retirement

Retirement for women can be challenging. We describe how to overcome common hurdles women face.

Financial wellness tips to help improve your financial future

Get ahead and learn how to improve financial wellness through simple spending, saving and budgeting tips.

Important things to understand about retirement savings

Make a retirement savings plan and revisit it regularly to stay on track.

How to create a retirement income plan

A balanced approach to retirement income strategies and retirement expenses can help you get the most out of your post-work years.

Times to review your insurance

During key life moments, make sure you, your family, home, car and property are protected.

Changing jobs and moving your 401k

If you've invested in your employer's 401k retirement plan, here are four things you can do when changing jobs to keep your retirement planning on track.

How to help plan for healthcare in retirement

The average medical expenses in retirement are often greater than many people realize, but planning ahead can help mitigate the unexpected.

Facts you need to know about women and retirement

Why retirement planning differs for men and women and how women can narrow the retirement savings gap.

Target date funds & how to choose one

These funds help offer ease and convenience to investors with longer time horizons.

Which retirement accounts are right for you?

Robust retirement plans with a variety of investments can help you reach your retirement savings goals. Find out which options are right for you.

Rollover your 401k to a traditional IRA

Understanding the rollover process will help you continue to execute your retirement plan and build your savings.

Consulting a professional for retirement savings

Find out how most Americans are doing with their retirement savings, if they are comfortable managing it, and the traits they want in a professional.

Retirement advice for Millennials and Gen Xers

You don't have to save like your parents. If you're decades away from post-work years, new approaches can help you gain sought-after financial security.

Cashing out your 401k or taking a 401k loan: What you need to know

Whether you are considering cashing out your 401k or taking a loan from it, consider this information to help you make an informed decision.

Ready to retire? Questions to ask

As you near retirement, it's important to review your plan and make sure you're financially prepared.

Invest after retirement

After retirement, it is wise to review and adjust your retirement investments to help meet your goals.

Retirement or College: How to Save for Both

It doesn't have to be an either-or, but there are important considerations to review.

Will you have enough saved by retirement age?

You know you need to save, but how much? Estimate your future retirement income.

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