Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, and 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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There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
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Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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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Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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