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.

 
 
Retirement and Quality of Life

Retirement and Quality of Life

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

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.

 

Navigating Retirement Pitfalls

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

What's So Great About a Rollover?

Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

AI Tools Changing Retiree Entrepreneurship

The impact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools can have on retirees with a consulting or small business venture.

Retirement Questions That Have Nothing to Do With Money

Things to consider before retirement.

Retirement Plan Choices for Small Businesses

Retirement choices can be intimidating. Picking the right strategy.

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Estimate Your RMD

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

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

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

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.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

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Dreaming Up an Active Retirement

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

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.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Retirement Plan Detectives

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

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?

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

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

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