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.
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One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
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 may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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