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.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Tax Efficiency in Retirement
What role would taxes play in your investment decisions?
Many pre-retirees can become focused on the “ideal” retirement, but turning that dream into a reality can be tricky. This content piece was written to help clients manage their expectations while maintaining optimism for the future.
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Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
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?
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
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.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?