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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
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.
What role would taxes play in your investment decisions?
This early financial decision could prove helpful over time.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
What does your home really cost?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.