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 portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
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?
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
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