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.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
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Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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.
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.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.