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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
Choose Your Own Retirement Adventure
Retirement is one of the greatest adventures you’ll have. Which retirement adventure will you choose?
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.
Find That Lost Retirement Account
With over 24 million “forgotten” 401(k) accounts, you may be surprised to learn of your unclaimed “found” money.
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
What's New for Social Security?
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
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Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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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Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.