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.
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Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
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