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.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
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.
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 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.
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.
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.