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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Rightsizing for Retirement

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Why do Renters Have to Save More?

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.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

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.

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.

Retirement Realities

Many pre-retirees can become focused on the “ideal” retirement, but turning that dream into a reality can be tricky.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, healthcare expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

Six Surprising Facts About Retirement Confidence

This attention-grabbing infographic covers retirement topics you may not have considered.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Inflation & Retirement

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

My Retirement Savings

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

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

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

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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Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job

This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

Timing Your Retirement

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

Dreaming Up an Active Retirement

When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?

Retirement and Quality of Life

Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.

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