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.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
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Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
New Retirement Contribution Limits for 2023
A look at the new, record-high retirement contribution limits from the IRS.
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Dreaming Up an Active Retirement
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Preparation is the Key to Retirement
The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.
What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
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