Retirement

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.

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Consequences

Consequences

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Women and Financial Strategies

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

Elder Care

Elder Care

They may not admit it, but as your parents age they might need your financial help.

When Should You Take Social Security

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

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

Lesser Known Provisions of the SECURE Act

Learn about clauses in the SECURE Act that affect 401Ks, students, and families.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

The SECURE Act and Your Retirement Savings

The SECURE Act was enacted in December 2019 and expands savings opportunities for workers and includes new requirements and..

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

My Retirement Savings

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

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).

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Inflation & Retirement

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

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

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Elder Care

They may not admit it, but as your parents age they might need your financial help.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

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