Retirement > Introduction

Welcome to Personal Finance eGuide chapter on Retirement.

Everyone wants to be able to stop working and enjoy the latter part of his or her lives. This chapter has resources with information on how to determine how much you may need to retire, how to create a retirement savings plan, types of accounts which can help to gather assets for retirement, and how to take your money out when you finally can retire.

Retirement > Books

Retirement > Books

Yes, You Can Still Retire Comfortably is directed at baby boomers that are coming up on retirement age. This title is equipped with advice on how to ensure that one has enough money to retire.

In Retire Worry-Free: Money-Smart Ways to Build the Nest Egg You Need, the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance explain how to calculate how much you will need, how much you can count on from Social Security and pensions, and how to fill the gap.

Your Complete Retirement Planning Road Map covers strategies for how to retire and vehicles which can be used to build finances for retirement. This title provides step-by-step directions through the highways and byways of IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and other major accounts.

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IRAs, 401(k)s, & other Retirement Plans Practical Guide to Taking Money Out is a guide to taking your money out of retirement plans and covers such topics as when to take money out, tax strategies, avoiding or reducing penalties, distributions, and early retirement to minimize taxes and penalties.

The Busy Family's Guide to Estate Planning: 10 Steps to Peace of Mind has ten steps for young couples to ensure they protect their family and each other. This title covers writing a will, buying life insurance, and more.

Use the The AARP Retirement Survival Guide to create a plan for life after retirement. There are several easy to follow strategies to ensure that income will not stop just because the work paycheck has.

The Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security can help with planning to retire during economic downturns. Mark Miller's book is full of good advice on taxes, healthcare, real estate, and job markets for those close to retirement age and those who have already retired.

Retirement > Virtual

Retirement > Online Databases

Find Retirement planning articles available through the powerful database, Morningstar that can help you get started making smart investment decisions.

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Retirement > World Wide Web

Find fact sheets, research reports, articles, and all the documents that can help you make retirement decisions using the
AARP: Financial Planning and Retirement.

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management serves as an additional resource for retirement services and assists quickly in locating answers to questions, finding 'how to' information, calculators, publications, and forms.

Find detailed information about your Social Security Retirement benefits under current law and find out things you may want to consider as you prepare for the future.