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.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
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.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
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.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.