Investing Specialists

7 Steps to Estimating Your In-Retirement Cash-Flow Needs

Christine Benz

Note: The following is part of Morningstar.com's Retirement Matters Week special report. A version of this article appeared on Sept. 21, 2016.

New retirees frequently rhapsodize about the joys of tossing of their alarm clocks into the trash and filling their days with whatever activities they find gratifying. But if they're honest, most new retirees find the financial aspect of the retirement transition to be a little jarring.