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.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?