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Investors can use an FIA to transform a lump sum of ‘conservative money’ into a guaranteed stream of income by buying a GLWB rider.
Delaying withdrawals can help extend the life of your retirement portfolio.
Your company just announced a pension freeze or buyout—now what?
If you are close to retiring, beware of the little-known sequence-of-returns risk that could take a huge slice out of your retirement income.
We’ve made it easier to generate tax-smart withdrawals from your portfolio.
Exchange-traded funds are known for their tax-efficiency—but some are more efficient than others.
Whether your Social Security benefits are taxable depends on your income level and, in some cases, the state in which you reside.
In addition to providing competitive income payouts, dividend-paying stocks can help boost returns over time.
Smart tax planning can help extend the life of your retirement savings and may lower taxes in retirement.
A simple, modern way to pay yourself in retirement from your portfolio with Schwab Intelligent Income™.
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