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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
Women and Financial Strategies
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
What's your vision of 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).
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.