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.
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Conquering Retirement Challenges for Women
Looking ahead can help you conquer these unique obstacles.
Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
How Retirement Spending Changes With Time
It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful for jumpstarting a conversation about retirement spending, spending habits, and potential medical costs.
Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
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Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
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.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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?
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
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