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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Rightsizing for Retirement

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Why do Renters Have to Save More?

Why do Renters Have to Save More?

How much more would retirement cost if you owned your home rather than rented? It could actually be several times less.

How to Retire Early

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.

Helpful Retirement Strategies for Women

Learn how to address the challenges that women face when planning for retirement.

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.

Retirement Questions That Have Nothing to Do With Money

Things to consider before retirement.

Starting a Roth IRA for a Teen

This early financial decision could prove helpful over time.

Retirement Is a Beginning

Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

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

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

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Annuity Comparison

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.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

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Timing Your Retirement

This short video illustrates the importance of understanding sequence of returns risk.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

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

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

What You Need to Know About Social Security

Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?

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