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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.