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.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
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Retirement Seen Through Your Eyes
What's your vision of retirement?
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.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Many pre-retirees can become focused on the “ideal” retirement, but turning that dream into a reality can be tricky. This content piece was written to help clients manage their expectations while maintaining optimism for the future.
A Meal for All Generations
When it comes to generational differences, knowing the facts can be difficult.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
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?
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.
Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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