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.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?