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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
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Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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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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Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.