In this guide, we’ll cover:
Taking a closer look at Social Security benefits
For most Americans, Social Security is the primary source of retirement income. But less than half feel confident they understand it. Our guide covers 11 aspects of Social Security benefits everyone should know.
Handling your employer retirement plan
Do you have a retirement plan through your employer? If you do, you may have a choice to make: do you want to receive monthly payments for the rest of your life, or a single lump sum? Either way, there are some rules to be aware of.
Creating a steady paycheck after employment
Securing a regular, recurring source of retirement income used to be simple. While inflation and market fluctuations have now made things a bit more complicated, there are still several options for soon-to-be retirees to consider.
Understanding what Medicare means for you
Medicare can be one of the trickiest parts of retirement planning. In this guide, we’ll cover the basics of Medicare from A to D. We’ll also look at eligibility, enrollment, and key deadlines to watch out for.
Paying income taxes during retirement
From pensions and IRAs to Social Security checks, many sources of retirement income are taxed. However, tax rates are often lower than regular income taxes—and payment options can be more flexible.