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.
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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Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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 compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
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