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.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
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Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?