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.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
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Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.