Retirement Planning

Social Security Retirement Benefits

Social Security Retirement Benefits

Social Security was originally intended to provide older Americans with continuing income after retirement. Today, though the scope of Social Security has been widened to include survivor, disability, and other benefits, retirement benefits are still the cornerstone of the program.

Converting Savings to Retirement Income

Converting Savings to Retirement Income

During your working years, you’ve probably set aside funds in retirement accounts such as IRAs, 401(k)s, or other workplace savings plans, as well as in taxable accounts. Your challenge during retirement is to convert those savings into an ongoing income stream that will provide adequate income throughout your retirement years.

Retirement Plan Limits on the Rise in 2022

Retirement Plan Limits on the Rise in 2022

Retirement savers have some reasons to celebrate in 2022. Many IRA and retirement plan limits are indexed for inflation each year. Although the amount you can contribute to IRAs remains the same in 2022, other key numbers will increase, including how much you can...

What Will You Pay for Medicare in 2022?

What Will You Pay for Medicare in 2022?

Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts change annually. Here's a look at some of the costs that will apply in 2022 if you're enrolled in Original Medicare Part A and Part B.Medicare Part B premiums According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...

Understanding Social Security

Understanding Social Security

Approximately 69 million people today receive some form of Social Security benefits, including retirement, disability, survivor, and family benefits.1 Although most people receiving Social Security are retired, you and your family members may be eligible for benefits...