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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18 Years’ Worth of Days

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

When Should You Take Social Security

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

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.

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, healthcare expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

Retirement Plan Choices for Small Businesses

Retirement choices can be intimidating. Picking the right strategy.

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Annuity Comparison

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

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Inflation & Retirement

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

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

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

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Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

Preparation is the Key to Retirement

The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

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

Timing Your Retirement

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

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

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