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 a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
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.
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.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.