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.

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Preparation is the Key to Retirement

Preparation is the Key to Retirement

The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.

Split Annuity Strategy

Split Annuity Strategy

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

Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

What Is a 1031 Exchange?

A look at 1031 Exchanges, a real estate investment strategy that may allow you to defer your capital gains taxes.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

Why do Renters Have to Save More?

How much more would retirement cost if you owned your home rather than rented? It could actually be several times less.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

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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.

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).

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

Working With A Financial Professional

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

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Timing Your Retirement

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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