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.
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Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
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When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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.
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A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.