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.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
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Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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).
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.