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Retirement

Retirement countdown

Retirement countdown

Five key questions to ask yourself—and answer—about five years before retirement.

Save just 1% more

Increasing your savings by just 1% more now could mean living the retirement you want.

Retiring retirement?

As people live longer, retirement needs to be redefined. An expert on aging explains.

Prevent elder abuse

What you can do about the all-too-common phenomenon of financial elder abuse.

Saving for Retirement

New IRS rollover rules

The IRS clarified the rules on rolling over after-tax money from a 401(k) to a Roth IRA.

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Roth 401(k) or 401(k)?

Many employers offer both. Taxes are the key difference—and an important consideration.

Getting Ready to Retire

Managing tax brackets

Withdrawals from some retirement accounts are taxed. Here's help to manage the tax bite.

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Lump sum or pension?

What you need to know about choosing between a monthly pension or lump sum payout.

Living in Retirement

Social Security tips

When and how to take it is one of your first and most important retirement decisions.

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Protect retirement income

Here are five rules of thumb to help manage the risks to your retirement income.

Ask Fidelity

Our retirement team answers top questions from customers.

Retirement Roadmap

Next Steps

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Investing involves risk, including risk of loss.

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