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.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
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Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
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.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
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How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
A financial professional is an invaluable resource to help you untangle the complexities of whatever life throws at you.