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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Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Traditional vs. Roth IRA
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
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.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
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My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
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Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Leaving Your Lasting Legacy
Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
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