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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
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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.