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.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
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.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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.
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Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.