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.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
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There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
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
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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 the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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