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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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Navigating Retirement Pitfalls

Navigating Retirement Pitfalls

Why are they made again and again? Making sense of these errors in judgement.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

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?

Who Is Your Trusted Contact?

This investment account question is vital and answered as early as possible.

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Why Medicare Should Be Part of Your Retirement Strategy

How Medicare can address health care needs in your retirement strategy.

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Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

My Retirement Savings

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

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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Retirement Plan Detectives

A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

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.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Working With A Financial Professional

A financial professional is an invaluable resource to help you untangle the complexities of whatever life throws at you.

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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