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.
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Traditional vs. Roth IRA
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.