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.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
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Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
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A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?