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.
What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
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Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
Women and Financial Strategies
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Retirement Plan Choices for Small Businesses
Retirement choices can be intimidating. Picking the right strategy.
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Potential Income from an IRA
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.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Preparation is the Key to Retirement
The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
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