Retirement

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.

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!
Retirement Plan Detectives

Retirement Plan Detectives

A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.

FIRE Retirement

FIRE Retirement

This short, informative article teaches the basics of the FIRE movement.

Should You Ever Retire?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

A Meal for All Generations

When it comes to generational differences, knowing the facts can be difficult.

Retiring Earlier Than Expected? What To Know

Retiring earlier than expected can be disheartening. Learn steps that can help you smoothe the road ahead.

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Understanding the SECURE Act 2.0

A timeline covering a few of the major provisions of the SECURE Act 2.0.

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.

Retirement Is a Beginning

Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.

View all articles

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Inflation & Retirement

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

View all calculators

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Timing Your Retirement

This short video illustrates the importance of understanding sequence of returns risk.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Dreaming Up an Active Retirement

When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?

Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.

Working With A Financial Professional

A financial professional is an invaluable resource to help you untangle the complexities of whatever life throws at you.

View all videos