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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Retiring the 4% Rule

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

How Retirement Spending Changes With Time

How Retirement Spending Changes With Time

It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful.

What You Need to Know About Social Security

What You Need to Know About Social Security

Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

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.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Deciding When to Take Social Security

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

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Annuity Comparison

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Inflation & Retirement

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

Estimate Your RMD

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

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

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

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Working With A Financial Professional

A financial professional is an invaluable resource to help you untangle the complexities of whatever life throws at you.

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

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

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

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.

Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

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

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