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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
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Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
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There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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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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