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’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Saving Early & Letting Time Work For You
The earlier you start pursuing financial goals, the better your outcome may be.
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
What role would taxes play in your investment decisions?
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.