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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
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One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
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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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A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.