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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
What Is an Annuity?
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
The earlier you start pursuing financial goals, the better your outcome may be.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
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.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.