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.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Ready for Retirement?
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Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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 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.
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.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
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Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.