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.
Should You Ever Retire?
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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Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
What's New for Social Security?
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Buying a Vacation Home? 5 Questions to Consider First
You may be considering purchasing a vacation property, this can be an exciting milestone, but there are a few things to consider first.
Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.
Dreaming Up an Active Retirement
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
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?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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