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’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Rightsizing for Retirement
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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.
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.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Learn about clauses in the SECURE Act that affect 401Ks, students, and families.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?