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.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Don't Buy The Hype
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
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Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
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 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.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.