Perception vs. Reality Want to be Smarter With Your Money? Join our mailing list and get news and info to support your financial goals. First Name Last Name Email Address Thank you! Oops! There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees. Share | Related Content Rightsizing for Retirement What does your home really cost? Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic. Retirement Plan Distributions There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.