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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
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Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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 may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a 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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There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.