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.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
What does your home really cost?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.