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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 Planning

Where's my catamaran? Setting smart and realistic retirement goals

Anything from unexpected health care costs to market volatility can derail your dreams. That means it's important to focus on setting smart and realistic goals.

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Retirement Planning

Tax benefits of converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA

If you'd prefer to have more money in after-tax accounts, you may be in luck. A Roth conversion allows you to change pre-tax savings to after-tax assets.

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HSAs and HRAs: What you need to know

Healthcare is one of the most significant financial obstacles you will encounter.

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Some considerations for planning an early retirement

If you're dreaming of an early retirement, here are some tips to consider to make that dream come true. There's no magic formula, but you can develop a realistic plan.

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What is the difference between a pension and a retirement plan?

Two common types of retirement plans people are familiar with are a pension and a 401(k). While both help you save for your future, there are a few key differences.

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3 Online calculators to determine how your 401(k) 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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How to plan for retirement and your child's college education

With careful planning, it can be possible to help pay for college and still retire comfortably.

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