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.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
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.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful for jumpstarting a conversation about retirement spending, spending habits, and potential medical costs.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
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.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this hopeful, animated video.