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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
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Women and Financial Strategies
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How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
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).
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
What does your home really cost?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.