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.
Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
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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.
Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
What's New for Social Security?
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
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?
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Dreaming Up an Active Retirement
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
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