Retirement

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.

 
 
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

How Can I Be a Confident Spender in Retirement?

How Can I Be a Confident Spender in Retirement?

Imagine you’ve been invited to go paragliding. It’s your first time and you’ve bought a top-of-the-line paraglider.

Don't Buy The Hype

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

 

Near 60? Get a Financial Check-Up

Even the savviest and most experienced among us need financial planning check-ins.

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Retire With Confidence

There are good ways to retire and bad ways to retire. Retire the right way by better understanding Social Security.

How Do You View Your Future?

Learn how your personality influences your financial views.

Essential Steps to Avoid and Recover From Identity Theft

Identity theft is becoming more common every day. Here’s what to do if it happens to you.

Infographic: Women Are Financially Savvy

Women are financially savvy. Yet, there are still unique challenges working against women in retirement.

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

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.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

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