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.
Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
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Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Choose Your Own Retirement Adventure
Retirement is one of the greatest adventures you’ll have. Which retirement adventure will you choose?
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
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Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
Leaving Your Lasting Legacy
Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.