Financial planning for your retirement

Where are you in your retirement journey? Whether you’re planning for, transitioning to or already enjoying retirement, we’ll create a custom approach to help ensure you’re prepared. Planning ahead can clarify your vision for retirement and determine the best way forward toward your goals.

Save for retirement.

We make it easy to save for retirement. Whether that’s helping you choose an individual retirement account (IRA) or assessing your finances to see if your money could be working harder, we can create a flexible retirement savings plan that adjusts as your needs evolve. We can help you with your:

  • IRA
  • 401(k) rollover1
  • Retirement accounts for when you’ve maximized IRA and 401(k) options

See if you’re on track to retire.

Are you saving enough for the retirement you want? Our retirement calculator can help you track your progress. Use it to test a variety of scenarios and see where you stand today.

Open an IRA.

Investing in an IRA is one of the best things you can do in planning to retire. Since it’s a tax-advantaged account, an IRA can mean more money saved for your future. We offer:

  • Traditional IRAs
  • Roth IRAs
  • SEP IRAs

Get help with your retirement plans.

As you get closer to retirement, you may want to consider other saving and investing strategies to enhance your retirement plans. A wealth management professional can help you determine how you might:

  • Max out contributions.
  • Take advantage of catch-up contributions.
  • Invest more in a general investment account.
  • Consider your Social Security strategy.
  • Adjust your expenses in retirement.

Create your retirement income strategy.

Planning ahead can help you be better prepared to manage your retirement income. Key considerations for your retirement strategy may include pensions and annuities, drawdown strategies and the age you start taking Social Security distributions.

Invest your way.

Choose the retirement investing approach that fits you best. Whether you want to invest online or prefer personal financial planning guidance offered by a Wealth Management Advisor from U.S. Bancorp Investments or a U.S. Bank Private Wealth Advisor, we have options to meet your needs.

Work with an advisor

Understanding your goals and making sense of your finances is just the starting point for your one-on-one personalized guidance. We’ll help you move forward with a tailored strategy to work toward the future you want.

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Online investing

For easy automated investing at a low cost, consider Automated Investor. Or, if you want to build and manage your own portfolio, try self-directed investing. Either way, there’s an online investing option from U.S. Bancorp Investments that’s right for you.

Insights from our experts

Retirement planning checklist

Where to start? Here are key areas to take into consideration as you plan.

How much should I save for retirement?

A look at what percentage of earnings to set aside and strategies to stay on track at different life stages.

How to maintain your lifestyle in retirement

Seven strategies that can help you work toward the retirement you want.


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  1. A rollover of qualified plan assets into an IRA is not your only option. Before deciding whether to keep an existing plan, or roll assets into an IRA, be sure to consider potential benefits and limitations of all options. These include total fees and expenses, range of investment options available, penalty-free withdrawals, availability of services, protection from creditors, RMD planning, and taxation of employer stock. Discuss rollover options with your tax advisor for tax considerations.

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