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.
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Traditional vs. Roth IRA
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Retirement Questions That Have Nothing to Do With Money
Things to consider before retirement.
Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
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Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
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.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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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.
Preparation is the Key to Retirement
The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.
Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.
Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.
Leaving Your Lasting Legacy
Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
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