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.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Social Security: The 64,000 Dollar Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
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.
9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
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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Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Potential Income from an IRA
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.
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.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Dreaming Up an Active Retirement
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.
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