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.
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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Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or another qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.