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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Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.

Net Unrealized Appreciation (NUA) Explained

Net Unrealized Appreciation (NUA) Explained

Have you considered the special tax treatment on company stock held in a 401(k) plan?

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

Retirement Is a Beginning

Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

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

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Inflation & Retirement

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

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

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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.

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What You Need to Know About Social Security

Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Retirement Plan Detectives

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

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?

Timing Your Retirement

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

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Roth IRAs are tax-advantaged differently from traditional IRAs. Do you know how?

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