Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, 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.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
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.
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 how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
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Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.