Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, 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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There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
A look at the new, record-high retirement contribution limits from the IRS.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
What does your home really cost?
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?