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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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 compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?