A Retirement Income Distribution Plan Is as Critical as Saving

Designing a strategy to efficiently use your retirement savings is a critical step on your retirement planning journey to maximize your income and ensure a long-lasting retirement.

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The majority of your life is spent in accumulation mode — earning a steady income and putting money aside for things like retirement, savings, your child’s education or a dream vacation home. After years of investing and saving, it is critical to shift your mindset out of accumulation mode and into distribution, or decumulation, mode when retirement nears. Making that mental shift is difficult for most, but having a comprehensive wealth plan that includes a retirement income distribution strategy can help.

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Bradley Rosen
President, Longevity Financial

Bradley Rosen is the owner and president of Longevity Financial, an independent financial professional with over 24 years of financial planning experience. Bradley provides each client with a customized Design for Life By Longevity FinancialⓇ plan that encompasses each part of their financial picture, including investments, insurance, taxes and legacy planning. He is passionate about creating longevity with one’s finances and prioritizing holistic health, both physically and financially. His unique approach to retirement planning is the result of watching both his grandmothers outlive their retirement income. For his dedication to educating and empowering women, he was awarded the Thelma Gibson Award in 2015. He has been featured in Forbes and on the local CBS, NBC and FOX TV news affiliates in his new hometown of Atlanta.