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.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
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Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
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One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
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The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
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Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
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Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
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Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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Leaving Your Lasting Legacy
Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
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