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.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
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Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
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.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?