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.
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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Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Learn about the benefits and requirements of opening a Roth IRA for kids.
What's your vision of retirement?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.