Retirement

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.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

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This investment account question is vital and answered as early as possible.

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Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.

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Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

Retirement Questions That Have Nothing to Do With Money

Things to consider before retirement.

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

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Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.

Retirement Is a Beginning

Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

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Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Timing Your Retirement

This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.

Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World

Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Retirement and Quality of Life

Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.

Retirement Plan Detectives

A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.

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