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.
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?
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Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
What's New for Social Security?
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
What's So Great About a Rollover?
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.
SECURE Act 2.0: An Overview
The second iteration of the SECURE Act brings forward several changes to the world of retirement.
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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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.
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Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
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