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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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 compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.