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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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 much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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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, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.