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.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
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).
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 may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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 a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.