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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Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Important Birthdays Over 50

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

Retirement Redefined

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

New Retirement Contribution Limits for 2024

A look at the new, record-high retirement contribution limits from the IRS.

FIRE Retirement

This short, informative article teaches the basics of the FIRE movement.

Starting a Roth IRA for a Teen

This early financial decision could prove helpful over time.

Retirement Realities

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Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Retirement Is a Beginning

Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Inflation & Retirement

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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).

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Working With A Financial Professional

A financial professional is an invaluable resource to help you untangle the complexities of whatever life throws at you.

Preparation is the Key to Retirement

The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.

Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job

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

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 Plan Detectives

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

Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?

Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.

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