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Retirement & Legacy Planning

Start Planning for Your Golden Years.

You’ve put years of hard work—now it’s time to start reaping the benefits of smart money management. With late nights spent changing diapers or firing off emails in the rearview mirror, you can finally start preparing to enjoy your retirement on your own terms.

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Some Key Terms You’ll Need to Know

Review the most important terms you need to know as you explore the best banking products to support you and your finances during your retirement planning.

Social Security

A government-run program that provides financial assistance to eligible individuals, including retired workers, disabled workers, and their families.

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The entitlement to a present or future asset or benefit, usually referring to an employer-provided benefit such as a retirement account.

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An electronic version of a bank or credit union statement, which is a summary of an individual's account activity and current balance.

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Home Equity

The current market value of a homeowner's property minus any outstanding mortgages or liens on the property.

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Individual Retirement Account (IRA)

A type of savings account designed to help individuals save for retirement.

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A regular payment made from one's employer after retirement, based on factors such as length of employment and earnings.

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Banking Products and Services for Retirement and Legacy Planning.

Retirement is about planning your savings, spending, and investment around stability you’ll enjoy for the rest of your life. Find great retirement products and helpful guidance chosen specifically for members like you.


I'm Preparing for Retirement.

You're approaching retirement and preparing for the upcoming change in both lifestyle and finances with careful, future-focused planning. Discover tools and resources to help you carefully plan for your retirement years.

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I'm Enjoying My Retirement.

You’ve retired from the workforce and are finally benefitting from a lifetime of hard work and financial planning. Find resources, tools, and products that will keep you on the right track to enjoy your golden years on your terms.

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I’m Planning My Legacy.

You’ve spent your life saving—now, it’s time to decide what should become of your estate after you’ve passed on. Get tools and tips, discover banking products, and connect with member services experts to shape and plan your legacy.

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I’m Changing Careers.

After a career in the public sector, you’re eligible to receive a pension—but that doesn’t mean you’re ready to leave the workforce. Discover financial tips and savings products to manage your money wisely and set yourself up for a secure future.

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MCU Is Still With You After You Retire.

Your membership benefits don’t retire just because you do. As an MCU member you are entitled to full membership benefits even after you stop working at one of our partner companies. As long as you met membership requirements when you signed up, MCU will be there with you long after you retire.

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Smart Banking Products to Make the Most of Your Retirement.

You’re enjoying the fruits of your hard work and savings—you don’t need to spend your valuable time worrying about your finances. Get the most out of each moment with straightforward banking products that eliminate hassle, so you can focus on what matters most.

Let MCU Help You Plan and Save for Your Retirement.

Gain access to the products and services that help our members create an exceptional financial future at any age—such as competitive rates, hassle-free banking, and educational resources to stay in control of your finances.

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