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.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
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Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.