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.
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Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?