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.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
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IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
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.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
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Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?