Financial Planning Financial planning is a systematic process designed to help you reach your monetary goals. Let’s get started. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Contents Women and Retirement Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men. When Should You Take Social Security Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits. An Inside Look at Retirement Living A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.