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.
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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Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Retirement Is a Beginning
Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
A Meal for All Generations
When it comes to generational differences, knowing the facts can be difficult.
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Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.