Retirement

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.

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RE: Retirement

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

9 Facts About Social Security

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, healthcare expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

Conquering Retirement Challenges for Women

Looking ahead can help you conquer these unique obstacles.

Who Is Your Trusted Contact?

This investment account question is vital and answered as early as possible.

Why do Renters Have to Save More?

How much more would retirement cost if you owned your home rather than rented? It could actually be several times less.

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Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Annuity Comparison

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.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Dreaming Up an Active Retirement

When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?

How to Bake a Pie-R-A

Roth IRAs are tax-advantaged differently from traditional IRAs. Do you know how?

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job

This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

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