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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Retirement Plan Detectives

Retirement Plan Detectives

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

Why You Should Invest in Your 401(k)

Why You Should Invest in Your 401(k)

Did you know that your savings can compound over time?

18 Years’ Worth of Days

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 Seen Through Your Eyes

What's your vision of retirement?

Roth IRA for Kids

Learn about the benefits and requirements of opening a Roth IRA for kids.

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

New Retirement Contribution Limits for 2024

A look at the new, record-high retirement contribution limits from the IRS.

Why Medicare Should Be Part of Your Retirement Strategy

How Medicare can address health care needs in your retirement strategy.

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Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Estimate Your RMD

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

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Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

Timing Your Retirement

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

Dreaming Up an Active Retirement

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

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

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