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?
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Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
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 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.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.