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Retirement planning

Social Security. Tax deferred benefits. IRAs. Get the facts you need to understand your retirement options with the articles and videos in this section.
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Retirement funds 101

Do the terms 401(k) and IRA have you confused? There's a lot to know about retirement funds. Learn when to start saving for retirement, how to choose a fund that's right for you and how to make your savings work harder.

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Retirement glossary: Terms you should know

When it comes to thinking about retirement, sorting through financial jargon can make things confusing. Don't let this lack of certainty cause you to put off saving for retirement until later — or worse — not at all.

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3 Online calculators to determine how your 401k contributions are adding up

Find out how well your 401(k) is working for you and what difference adjusting your contributions might make with a retirement calculator.

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3 easy retirement account basics that can help you stay the course

See how you can maximize your retirement account savings by setting up automatic contributions.

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3 types of costs and expenses to consider in retirement

When planning for retirement, it's important to set smart and realistic goals.

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4 Facts about Roth IRA retirement accounts

Here are four things you might not know about Roth IRAs and how they work for you. While there are lots of rules around IRAs, here are four simple points to consider.

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4 implications of early retirement you should know

Choosing when to retire is one of the biggest decisions you will face in life.

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