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.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Why Medicare Should Be Part of Your Retirement Strategy
How Medicare can address health care needs in your retirement strategy.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
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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.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
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