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.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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