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.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Six Surprising Facts About Retirement Confidence
This attention-grabbing infographic covers retirement topics you may not have considered.
Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates the importance of understanding sequence of returns risk.
Many pre-retirees can become focused on the “ideal” retirement, but turning that dream into a reality can be tricky.
Be sure that you agree on how to go about combining your finances as a couple before discussing how you'll handle expenses.
Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Retirement accounts come with plenty of benefits, such as tax deductions, and a generally high return on investment.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.
What does your home really cost?
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.