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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
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Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
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