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.

 
 
Dreaming Up an Active Retirement

Dreaming Up an Active Retirement

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

What's New for Social Security?

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.

Retirement Plan Detectives

Retirement Plan Detectives

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

 

Helpful Retirement Strategies for Women

Learn how to address the challenges that women face when planning for retirement.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

Deciding When to Take Social Security

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

Navigating Retirement Pitfalls

Why are they made again and again? Making sense of these errors in judgement.

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Inflation & Retirement

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Annuity Comparison

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

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

My Retirement Savings

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

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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.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job

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

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.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

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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