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.
How to Retire Early
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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Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
How Retirement Spending Changes With Time
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.
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.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
What's So Great About a Rollover?
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
Understanding the SECURE Act 2.0
A timeline covering a few of the major provisions of the SECURE Act 2.0.
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Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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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The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
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