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.
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Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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 a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.