Retirement

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.

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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.

When Should You Take Social Security

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

Preparation is the Key to Retirement

Preparation is the Key to Retirement

The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

Tips for Improving Your Financial Health into Retirement

Here are ten key steps to help improve your financial health and make the most of your retirement years.

Net Unrealized Appreciation (NUA) Explained

Have you considered the special tax treatment on company stock held in a 401(k) plan?

Roadmap to Retirement: Tax & Investment Strategies

The journey into retirement requires a strategy. Check out these tax and investment strategies to help you grow your wealth.

Why do Renters Have to Save More?

How much more would retirement cost if you owned your home rather than rented? It could actually be several times less.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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).

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

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.

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Retirement Plan Detectives

A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Timing Your Retirement

This short video illustrates the importance of understanding sequence of returns risk.

Retiring the 4% Rule

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

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