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 are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
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.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.