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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
You may be considering purchasing a vacation property, this can be an exciting milestone, but there are a few things to consider first.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
What's your vision of retirement?
Without a solid approach, healthcare expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.
Roth IRAs are tax-advantaged differently from traditional IRAs. Do you know how?