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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
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.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
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