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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Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
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.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?