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.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
What does your home really cost?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.