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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
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There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.