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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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 your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.