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.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
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.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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).
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
What does your home really cost?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.