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.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
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.
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.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?