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.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
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Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Saving Early & Letting Time Work For You
The earlier you start pursuing financial goals, the better your outcome may be.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Starting a Roth IRA for a Teen
This early financial decision could prove helpful over time.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
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Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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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.
Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?
Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.
Dreaming Up an Active Retirement
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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