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.
What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
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Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
What Is a Roth 401(k)?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
How Retirement Spending Changes With Time
It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful.
Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
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My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.