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.
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.
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Find That Lost Retirement Account
With over 24 million “forgotten” 401(k) accounts, you may be surprised to learn of your unclaimed “found” money.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
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.
Important Birthdays Over 50
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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.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
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Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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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?
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Preparation is the Key to Retirement
The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
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