Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, and personal savings and investments are expected to play a role. Once you have estimated the amount of money you may need for retirement, a sound approach involves taking a close look at your potential retirement-income sources.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
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Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
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Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.