Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, 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.
Preparation is the Key to Retirement
The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.
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Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
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.
Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Conquering Retirement Challenges for Women
Looking ahead can help you conquer these unique obstacles.
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Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.