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.
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?
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Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Who Is Your Trusted Contact?
This investment account question is vital and answered as early as possible.
A Meal for All Generations
When it comes to generational differences, knowing the facts can be difficult.
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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.
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Leaving Your Lasting Legacy
Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.
Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.