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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
What does your home really cost?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.