Retirement

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.

 
 
Should You Ever Retire?

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.

How Retirement Spending Changes With Time

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.

Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.

 

Retirement Seen Through Your Eyes

What's your vision of retirement?

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

Net Unrealized Appreciation (NUA) Explained

Have you considered the special tax treatment on company stock held in a 401(k) plan?

Starting a Roth IRA for a Teen

This early financial decision could prove helpful over time.

5 Reasons to Invest in Your 401(k)

Did you know that your savings can compound over time?

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

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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.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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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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.

Dreaming Up an Active Retirement

When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

Retirement and Quality of Life

Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Retirement Plan Detectives

A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.

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