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.
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?
Social Security: The $64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?