Retirement

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.

 
 
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

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

Supplementing Retirement Income with Whole Life

Supplementing Retirement Income with Whole Life

Whole Life insurance can add to your retirement income and allow you to live confidently.

Should You Ever Retire?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

 

Don’t Get Trapped by These Retirement Myths

Have you been making correct assumptions about financial planning for retirement? Here are some popular retirement myths.

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

Essential Steps to Avoid and Recover From Identity Theft

Identity theft is becoming more common every day. Here’s what to do if it happens to you.

Retirement Savings Essentials in your 30s

Your 30s are the best time to set yourself up for retirement savings success. Here are strategies to help you.

You Are Not Alone it Just Feels That Way

Let’s start getting your financial priorities and attitudes in sync with model behaviors.

Thanks Mom

It turns out Mom really did know best when she laid down essential truths to live by.

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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.

Saving for Retirement

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

Annuity Comparison

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

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

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

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

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

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