If planning on any employment or business income during retirement, please enter the annual amount you expect to earn.
This section allows you to calculate a monthly personal budget (in today's prices) in order to compare to the personal budget shown under each retirement option. This can help you select the option that works best for you.
Please review our estimates below and enter your actual pay where our estimates are too far off. Enter zero for all years when you didn't pay Social Security taxes (for example, you didn't work or weren't covered by Social Security). If you make edits, you can enter just a few representative years and we'll estimate the rest. Tell me more...
Please enter at least one of the three values below. They can be found on your most recent statement under Your Estimated Benefits > Retirement.
Please enter at least one of the three values below. They can be found on your partner's most recent statement under Your Estimated Benefits > Retirement.
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Please list your pension benefits from all employers, both life annuities and expected future lump sum distributions. Please add any life annuity products you might have purchased on your own as well. Examples...
Your inputs across all sections represent one "plan". You can tweak your inputs under this plan and your options will recalculate in real time. You can also create multiple plans so you can compare your results under different sets of inputs. To create a new plan, simply click "Make a Copy" next to a plan below and MoneyBee will create an identical copy of that plan so you don't have to start from scratch. Examples...
We use intentionally wide ranges for the options we show. Here, you can adjusts these ranges in order to narrow down the options shown. If you are a "commercial use" subscriber, you can adjust these limits separately for each client.
Under this option, you can enjoy $ a month in retirement for personal and optional expenses. This is your disposable cash after taxes and required expenses (home, health, dependents and events).
The $ is in today's prices. MoneyBee automatically increases it with inflation to maintain its purchasing power.
Here's one possible allocation of this budget, where "Normal" is based on
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