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.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
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.
Social Security: The $64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Don't Buy The Hype
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
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 the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
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.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?