Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, 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.
Dreaming Up an Active Retirement
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
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Saving Early & Letting Time Work For You
The earlier you start pursuing financial goals, the better your outcome may be.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Retirement Questions That Have Nothing to Do With Money
Things to consider before retirement.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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.
Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
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