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.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Retirement Is a Beginning
Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.
Who Is Your Trusted Contact?
This investment account question is vital and answered as early as possible.
What Is a Roth 401(k)?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
How Retirement Spending Changes With Time
It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful.
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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Leaving Your Lasting Legacy
Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.