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.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
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Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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 number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?