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Retirement

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.

 
 
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

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

Infographic: Whole Life Insurance Can Be an Essential Piece

Infographic: Whole Life Insurance Can Be an Essential Piece

You buy whole life insurance as protection for your loved ones and your legacy. But it can be so much more.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

 

401(k) Plans Are Not Just for Big Businesses

Many small businesses are one person businesses.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Women on the Rise

Explore the growing influence women wield over the economy with this handy infographic.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

Tax-Advantaged Retirement Planning

Reduce your tax liability in retirement.

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

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Annuity Comparison

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.

Inflation & Retirement

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

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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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Retiring the 4% Rule

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

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

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

Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

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