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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
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Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
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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