The mission of RetireGuide is to provide seniors with resources that will help them reach important financial decisions that affect their retirement. Our goal is to arm our readers with knowledge that will lead to a healthy and financially sound retirement.
Meet Our Teams
We are a team of experienced journalists, researchers and editors who understand the topics that matter most to retirees and those approaching retirement. Based in Orlando, Florida, we collaborate with experts and financial institutions throughout the U.S. to cover Medicare, life insurance, annuities and retirement planning.
Terry Turner is an Emmy-winning journalist with more than 30 years of professional experience. He holds a Financial Wellness Facilitator certificate from the Foundation for Financial Wellness and the National Wellness Institute. In his career, Terry has covered benefits, spending and congressional action on federal programs such as Social Security and Medicare. He is a member of the National Wellness Institute, and past member of the American Medical Writers Association and The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates.
Rachel Christian covers annuities, Medicare, life insurance and other important retirement topics. Her journalism career includes stops in Indiana and Florida, where she wrote about government regulations, finance and policy reform. She is a member of the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education.
Matt Mauney is an award-winning journalist, editor, writer and content strategist with more than 15 years of professional experience working for nationally recognized newspapers and digital brands. He has contributed content for ChicagoTribune.com, LATimes.com, The Hill and the American Cancer Society, and he was part of the Orlando Sentinel digital staff that was named a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2017.
Christian Simmons has worked as a professional journalist since 2016. He covers Medicare and other important retirement topics. Before joining the RetireGuide team, Christian produced content for the Orlando Sentinel, South Florida Sun Sentinel and United Way Worldwide. He is a former winner of a Florida Society of News Editors journalism contest and holds a master’s degree in integrated business from the University of Central Florida.
Lee Williams is a professional writer, editor and content strategist with 10 years of professional experience working for global and nationally recognized brands. He has contributed to Forbes, The Huffington Post, SUCCESS Magazine, AskMen.com, Electric Literature and The Wall Street Journal. His career also includes ghostwriting for Fortune 500 CEOs and published authors.
RetireGuide strives to provide visitors with valuable resources and educational content that will help them achieve a financially secure retirement. The outreach team connects with experts in the fields of insurance, retirement planning and Medicare and engages with the community through social media to keep followers abreast of important industry news and trends.
Hayley Bogert, a certified financial wellness facilitator, manages RetireGuide’s social media and strives to provide seniors with resources that will help them reach important financial decisions that affect their retirement. Hayley graduated from TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, with a Bachelor of Science degree in strategic communication in 2016. Hayley has a passion for helping others and is happy to be part of the RetireGuide community. She joined the RetireGuide Outreach Team in 2020.
Nicole Matson is the outreach manager for RetireGuide. She graduated from the University of Central Florida and has been a member of our team since May 2020. Nicole has a passion for sharing RetireGuide's important and easy-to-understand guides with those actively planning for their retirement.
Kailene De Leon is an outreach coordinator for RetireGuide. She connects with journalists and organizations to help readers take advantage of the free informational resources RetireGuide provides. She currently attends Stony Brook University and has been a member of the RetireGuide team since April 2021.
RetireGuide experts are respected in the Medicare, life insurance, annuities and retirement planning industries and share in our commitment to disseminating only beneficial and trustworthy information. As financial reviewers, these experts rely on their professional experience, formal training and education to evaluate our content for accuracy and relevance.
At RetireGuide, we take pride in our editorial integrity. We operate independent of our partner, Senior Market Sales, and do not accept money from outside advertisers.
Our editorial policy adheres to strict guidelines to ensure quality and transparency in our content. All information on RetireGuide.com is thoroughly researched and properly sourced from federal agencies and nonprofit organizations, reputable news outlets, peer-reviewed journals and interviews with financial advisors and other experts.
Through our network of industry experts, we provide in-depth guides and other resources tailored to seniors and anyone planning for retirement.
Accredited by the Better Business Bureau
RetireGuide holds an A- rating with the Better Business Bureau.
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RetireGuide LLC has a partnership with Senior Market Sales (SMS), a full-service insurance marketing organization based in Omaha, Nebraska. The content of our website benefits from the expertise of Senior Market Sales’ expansive network of financial advisors and insurance experts.
SMS has helped clients find insurance solutions nationwide since 1985. The company carries an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and is involved with several national trade associations, including the National Association of Health Underwriters and the National Association for Fixed Annuities.