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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Social Security: The 64,000 Dollar Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
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Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
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