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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
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.
Don't Buy The Hype
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
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Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
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Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.