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.
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
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Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Social Security: The 64,000 Dollar Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Caring for Aging Parents
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
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My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
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