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.
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How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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 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.
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Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.