Retire Intelligence

Will You Retire With Intelligence?
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Your intelligence is measured in a number of different ways throughout your lifetime. Early on, it's all about shapes and letters. Then there is the standardized testing that comes your way in elementary and high school. You've heard countless advice that comes in the form of 'If you were smart you would. . .'  Sometimes you've taken it. Other times you haven't. 

But regardless of how you've performed when your intelligence has been tested, you can still show everyone how smart you are based on the way you plan for your retirement. 

So what does it take to retire with intelligence? It takes planning ahead, saving and investing wisely. It means that you understand the markets and you know where to put your money so that it will perform well.  It means knowing about inflation and about interest rates. It means knowing whether or not you can withdraw money from your retirement savings to make a down payment on a home will affect your ability to live comfortably after you retire.

It also means recognizing and taking good advice when it's given to you. You may not have always listened to your parents. You may not always listen to your friends. But you should listen when the top financial analysts suggest ways of ensuring that your retirement planning is done well.

That's why we hope that you'll use your intelligence and take the retirement advice provided by CBS News, financial analyst Ray Martin. He's paid to be on the lookout for tools that will help anyone plan wisely for his or her future. And he recognized the value of one particular tool that will help others plan to retire well.

On the CBS Saturday Early Show, Ray Martin suggested that intelligent retirement planners would use a free retirement calculator, the same one that you can download by clicking the red button at the bottom of this page. He recommended the program because it is easy to use, has great customer service and pulls all of the information you could possibly need together in one place.

Using our free retirement calculator, you can evaluate whether or not your savings and investments and performing the way that you'll need them to so that you'll have an adequate income when you retire.  You'll be able to see how stocks, bonds and mutual funds have performed over time. You'll be able to look at how they will perform over time.

Even better than that, you'll be able to take a look at other investment strategies , a sort of try before you buy arrangement. Enter in your what ifs and see what happens. And, once you've found the best way for you to invest to have the money you'll need later, you can take advantage of a free consultation with a financial advisor. You'll be able to talk about your plan and get answers about how to put it into motion.

We think you'll agree that this is one way for you to convince anyone in your life who has any doubts that you have retirement intelligence. Prove that you know how to make your investments work for you.  Prove that you have what it takes to achieve your goals. All it takes is a click of the blue button to get started with the retirement calculator right away.