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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
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Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
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Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.