Inside Blueprint Income

Security of Income in Retirement is Our Secret

Traditionally we're told to save for retirement, but we don't have security of income and no one tells us about how much is enough, when to start spending our retirement savings or how long we should plan to make it last. This is why at Blueprint Income we value an income-focused retirement plan.

Immediate Annuities

The Pros and Cons of an Immediate Annuity

Immediate annuities have many financial benefits that help make retirement planning simpler, but also some drawbacks. Find out what an immediate annuity has to offer before you purchase.

Social Security

Cost of Living Adjustment for Social Security

Social Security is impacted by the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) which accounts for inflation changes. Because of concern of how adequate this adjustment is, there are possible alternatives for Social Security reflecting inflation increases.

Retirement Planning

Staying on Track for Retirement in Your 50s

As you get closer to retirement and continue working towards your saving goals, it’s important to incorporate a plan for your retirement spending. Here’s how you can start thinking about it.

Retirement Planning

How Your Spending Changes in Retirement

Household spending generally drops at retirement and then continues to decline throughout retirement. Here’s how people’s spending changes the most and how it can effect your saving plan.