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.
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This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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