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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Women and Financial Strategies
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Dreaming Up an Active Retirement
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful for jumpstarting a conversation about retirement spending, spending habits, and potential medical costs.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?