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 portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
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Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
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.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.