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.
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Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
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 your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
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.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.