Retirement income planning
Managing money in retirement
Creating a straightforward retirement income plan
Fidelity can help you build a plan to generate income—a plan that gives you the opportunity to grow your savings and create a cash flow that lasts. These are the key pieces of a retirement income plan:
Investments that can help you generate income
We offer a wide variety of income-focused investment options and can work with you to help you create a portfolio that meets your needs.
- Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) seek to generate income as well as potential for long-term growth.
- Individual bonds and certificates of deposit (CDs) offer the potential for regular income payments.
- Annuities are insurance contracts that make guaranteed payments now or in the future.2
Additional retirement resources
Investing involves risk, including risk of loss.
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Annuity guarantees are subject to the claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company.
Tax-smart (i.e., tax-sensitive) investing techniques, including tax-loss harvesting, are applied in managing certain taxable accounts on a limited basis, at the discretion of the portfolio manager, primarily with respect to determining when assets in a client's account should be bought or sold. Assets contributed may be sold for a taxable gain or loss at any time. There are no guarantees as to the effectiveness of the tax-smart investing techniques applied in serving to reduce or minimize a client's overall tax liabilities, or as to the tax results that may be generated by a given transaction.
A distribution from a Roth IRA is tax-free and penalty-free, provided the 5-year aging requirement has been satisfied and one of the following conditions is met: age 59½, disability, qualified first-time home purchase, or death.
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