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.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
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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.
Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Many pre-retirees can become focused on the “ideal” retirement, but turning that dream into a reality can be tricky. This content piece was written to help clients manage their expectations while maintaining optimism for the future.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
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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.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
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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Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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