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.
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
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Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
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Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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 a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
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How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
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