Funding Your Retirement
Retirement planning is a multistep process that evolves over time. To have a comfortable, secure retirement, you need to build the financial cushion that will fund it all. Planning for retirement starts with thinking about your retirement goals and how long you have to meet them.
Determine your time horizon
Identify your retirement needs and goals
Understand retirement plan options
Resources for You
Introduction to Investing from the US Securities and Exchange Commission
Social Security Retirement Benefits - Social Security is part of the retirement plan for almost every American worker. It provides replacement income for qualified retirees and their families.
Employer-Sponsored Plans Explained from the US Securities and Exchange Commission
Free Planning Tools & Tutorials
Retirement Resources for State Employees
Arizona State Retirement System - The ASRS is a state agency that administers a pension plan, long term disability plan, retiree health insurance plans, and other benefits to qualified government workers.
Arizona Deferred Compensation - The State of Arizona offers retirement plans for state employees to put aside money from each paycheck toward retirement. These plans can help bridge the gap between what you have in your pension and Social Security, and how much you’ll need in retirement.