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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Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
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.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.