Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, and 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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
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