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 you retire, deciding which money to use first can be critical to your long-term financial outlook.
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
What's New for Social Security?
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.