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.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
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There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
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.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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 may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?