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.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
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It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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