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.
Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
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Buying a Vacation Home? 5 Questions to Consider First
You may be considering purchasing a vacation property, this can be an exciting milestone, but there are a few things to consider first.
Caring for Aging Parents
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Traditional vs. Roth IRA
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
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Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.
Perception vs. Reality
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.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?