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How to use an annuity calculator

How to use an annuity calculator

Annuities have gained a lot of attention over the years as a preferred financial product for retirement. According to PlanAdviser, 48 percent of investors own an annuity, and 63 percent of financial advisors recommend them. Why? They produce guaranteed income later in...
How to use a health savings account calculator

How to use a health savings account calculator

With all the talk going around about how great 401(k)s and IRAs are for retirement savings, other fantastic retirement savings accounts aren’t getting the attention they deserve. One such retirement savings account is the health savings account (HSA). Yes. The HSA....
How to use a Roth IRA calculator

How to use a Roth IRA calculator

To secure a comfortable retirement, you should know how much money you need before you start saving. If you’re thinking about opening a Roth individual retirement account (IRA), you can use a Roth IRA calculator to see how much you need to save to reach your...
Military retirement plans and calculators

Military retirement plans and calculators

If you’re a service member thinking about retirement, four military retirement pay systems come into play: the Blended Retirement System, the legacy High-3 system, the Final Pay system, and the CSB/REDUX system. Let’s point you toward the right military retirement...
IRA calculator versus 401(k) calculator

IRA calculator versus 401(k) calculator

Individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and 401(k)s are both popular retirement savings vehicles that can help you secure a comfortable retirement. Before you decide which account to open (or both), you need to know how much money you need to invest to reach your...
How to use a 401(k) calculator

How to use a 401(k) calculator

The 401(k) plan is one of the best savings vehicles you can use to help you retire comfortably. But before you start investing in a 401(k) plan, you need to figure out a few things: How much you need to save for retirementHow long you need to save forHow much of your...