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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Social Security: The $64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
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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There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
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