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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Timing Your Retirement

Timing Your Retirement

This short video illustrates the importance of understanding sequence of returns risk.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

Retirement and Quality of Life

Retirement and Quality of Life

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

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

8 Financial Milestone Birthdays

Get ready to celebrate your financial birthdays in this informative infographic.

Why do Renters Have to Save More?

How much more would retirement cost if you owned your home rather than rented? It could actually be several times less.

Retirement Seen Through Your Eyes

What's your vision of retirement?

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

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Annuity Comparison

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

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

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

Inflation & Retirement

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Retirement Plan Detectives

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

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

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