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.

Net Unrealized Appreciation (NUA) Explained

Net Unrealized Appreciation (NUA) Explained

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

Leaving Your Lasting Legacy

Leaving Your Lasting Legacy

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

Deciding When to Take Social Security

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

Retirement Realities

Many pre-retirees can become focused on the “ideal” retirement, but turning that dream into a reality can be tricky.

Helpful Retirement Strategies for Women

Learn how to address the challenges that women face when planning for retirement.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Buying a Vacation Home? 5 Questions to Consider First

You may be considering purchasing a vacation property, this can be an exciting milestone, but there are a few things to consider first.

Split Annuity Strategy

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

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Saving for Retirement

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

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.

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Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Timing Your Retirement

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

Perception vs. Reality

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

Preparation is the Key to Retirement

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

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

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

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