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.
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?
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Retirement Is a Beginning
Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.
Navigating Retirement Pitfalls
Why are they made again and again? Making sense of these errors in judgement.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
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Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
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The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
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.
Preparation is the Key to Retirement
The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.
Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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