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.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?