NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — CT Style Reporter Natasha Lubczenko, welcomes “Money Wisdom” sponsored by Johnson Brunetti.

We’re teaching you smart ways to manage your money and here with expert advice is Eric Hogarth, Certified Financial Planner and Johnson Brunetti partner.

“Eric, retirement can seem so overwhelming. Where should someone start as they think about planning their retirement?

Where do I start with Retirement Planning?

You should start planning to take certain steps at set times before retirement:         

  • 5 Years Away

o        Choose Your Target Date

o        Catch up on Savings        

  • 1 – 3 Years Away

o        Create a budget

o        Develop your income stream

  • 1 Year or Less

o        Create your retirement paycheck

o        Activate health care coverage

Today’s Free Offer – Pre-Retirement Checklist