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.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?