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.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
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When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.