The process of determining retirement income goals and the actions and decisions necessary to achieve those goals. Retirement planning includes identifying sources of income, estimating expenses, implementing a savings program and managing assets.
An insurance that pays a benefit to your survivors (known as beneficiaries) in the event of your passing.
An individual retirement account (IRA) that allows individuals to direct pretax income, up to specific annual limits, toward investments that can grow tax-deferred
A retirement account to which employee and employer contribute, on which taxes are deferred until withdrawal, and for which the employee usually selects the types of investments.
An employer-sponsored retirement plan where employee benefits are sorted out based on a formula using factors such as salary history and duration of employment.
Defined Benefit Plans