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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Traditional vs. Roth IRA
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
What does your home really cost?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.