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.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Caring for Aging Parents
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
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?
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
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.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
What does your home really cost?
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.