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.
The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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).
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
What does your home really cost?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.