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Retirement Income Planning

Generally, one of the primary focuses before retirement is saving money. The hope is to build your retirement savings to help you live a comfortable lifestyle during your golden years.

As you get closer to retiring, planning how you'll turn your savings into income is an important step. You'll likely want to take all your potential sources of income into consideration as you make a plan.

Here are some details you may want to think through as you start your retirement income planning.

How Long Will My Retirement Savings Last?

Our free calculator can help you evaluate how many years your retirement savings can supplement your sources of fixed income (like Social Security) before your funds are depleted.

Generating Income in Retirement

Life's costs don't stop after you stop working full time. Consider these potential options for generating income in retirement.

How to Make Money in Retirement

There are plenty of good reasons to learn how to make money in retirement — whether to supplement your savings or just to stay active. Here are a few ideas to help you get started.

Working After Retirement

Are you thinking of working after retirement? Here are financial considerations you may want to consider before jumping back into the workforce.

7 Retirement Hobbies That Make Money

Whether you just want to stay engaged or are looking for retirement hobbies that make money to supplement your income, here are some interesting side hustles to consider.

Retirement Withdrawal Calculator

Are you near retirement and wondering how much you can afford to withdraw each month? Use our free retirement withdrawal calculator to evaluate your plan.

Retirement Cost of Living Calculator

Estimating your future living expenses in retirement now can help you plan your saving strategies. Use our calculator to compare your current income, expenses and cash flow to your projections at retirement.

4 Social Security Myths Debunked

Because social security is an important and much discussed topic you may here some incorrect information mixed in with the good.

A Quick Guide to Social Security Benefits After Divorce

Marriage ending in divorce can introduce financial issues on top of the emotional. Find out how Social Security works following divorce.

Alternatives to Social Security to Help Boost Your Retirement Income

Funding your retirement may depend on multiple sources of income if Social Security doesn't cover all your needs. Here are some alternatives.

How Does Early Retirement Affect Social Security?

If you're planning to retire early here is what you need to know about how that will affect your Social Security.

How to Potentially Increase Social Security Benefits After Retirement

The amount of Social Security benefits a person receives varies. Learn how you may be able to increase your benefits after retiring.

Married Couples With Social Security Benefits: What to Consider

When married and planning for retirement it's important to consider how each person's Social Security benefits will affect finances.

What Is Social Security COLA?

Does Social Security increase with inflation? Learn the answer to this and more when it comes to the cost of living adjustment.

When Can You Collect Social Security Retirement Benefits?

You may wonder at what age you can begin collecting benefits. This guide can help you makes plans so you can enjoy a smooth transition.

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