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Tips, stats and true stories to help you retire ready

Tips, stats and true stories to help you retire ready

The best retirement advice? Be flexible

In revealing audio clips, clients share the unexpected challenges they found in later life — and the financial choices they had to make to adjust.

How will I know when I've saved enough for retirement?

Forget the rules of thumb you may have heard. Merrill strategists offer tips to help you figure out what may be right for you.

Plus: 10 tips to help you boost your retirement savings — whatever your age.

Balancing your financial needs with those of your kids and parents

People in their 30s, 40s and 50s are trying to juggle sometimes-competing financial goals. These insights may help.

When should I begin drawing Social Security?

Waiting to claim your benefits can result in more income — but waiting isn't for everyone. Our retirement strategist answers your questions and offers useful insights.
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Footnote 1 Employee Benefit Research Institute, "2020 Retirement Confidence Survey," April 2020.

Footnote 2 AARP, "Midlife Adults Providing Financial Support to Family Members," Feb. 2020.

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