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.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Traditional vs. Roth IRA
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
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Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.