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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
How Medicare can address health care needs in your retirement strategy.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
What role would taxes play in your investment decisions?
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?