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.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
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It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
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Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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.
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.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
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