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.

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Preparation is the Key to Retirement

Preparation is the Key to Retirement

The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

Perception vs. Reality

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Deciding When to Take Social Security

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

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.

Financial Strategies for Women

Some may leave their future to chance but in the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be apparent.

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Who Is Your Trusted Contact?

This investment account question is vital and answered as early as possible.

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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.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

My Retirement Savings

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Timing Your Retirement

This short video illustrates the importance of understanding sequence of returns risk.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Leaving Your Lasting Legacy

Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Retirement and Quality of Life

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

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