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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Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Explaining the SECURE Act and how the changes affect your retirement strategy.
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?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.