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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This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
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Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?