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.
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Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Withdrawing funds from retirement accounts before turning age 59 ½ usually triggers a 10% tax penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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 much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
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