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.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
When it comes to generational differences, knowing the facts can be difficult.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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.
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.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
What does your home really cost?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?