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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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