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.
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Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
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One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
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Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.