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.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
18 Years Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
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.
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).
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.