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.
Rightsizing for Retirement
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Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Social Security: The 64,000 Dollar Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
My Retirement Savings
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.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
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