The CRA Guide
to Smart Retirement Planning and Achieving Financial Goals

Colorado Retirement Association is passionately invested in helping you achieve your retirement goals. We are continually developing resources, tools and services to enable you to manage your retirement plan and earnings. Wherever you are in your career, you will find answers to your top questions and tips to help make smart and meaningful plans and decisions. 

Smart Retirement Planning Guide

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Early-Career

Retirement may be the farthest thing from your mind right now but the sooner you begin planning for retirement, the more money you will save in order to live comfortably after you retire.

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Mid-Career

For some people, this is the time to start maxing out contributions to your retirement plan. Others might be tempted to withdraw whatever retirement savings you have in order to cover big expenses.

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Late-Career

The tailwinds of experience are driving you forward. As you anticipate retirement, excitement about your next chapter may be building. Questions might be building too.

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Retirement Income Planning

Find the tools to make sure your retirement income will sustain your retirement budget.

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Social Security

CRA has highlighted relevant retirement planning tools and articles from the SSA website.

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Medicare

Information about Medicare plan costs, coverages, Medigap policies, and Assistance Programs.

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The basics of investing is the concept of risk verses return. Everyone has a specific risk tolerance based on income, time horizon and investing objectives.

We created this guide to help you assess your risk level and determine your investment goals. Let your money work for you and let us help you achieve your goals.

Not sure where to start?

One of the key benefits of your CRA plan is personalized retirement counseling. 
If we can help, just let us know.