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Retirement

Safeguard your retirement income

Safeguard your retirement

Here's a way to help ensure a market downturn doesn't derail your income in retirement.

Protect retirement principal

Two strategies for cautious investors to help balance growth with protection of principal.

Before you retire

When to take Social Security, how to pay for health care, and how to generate income.

Save taxes in retirement

How to manage your income in retirement to target a low tax rate.

Saving for Retirement

Common Roth questions

When to convert, how to figure out taxes, why you may want to undo a conversion, and more.

Handling an old 401(k)

Weigh the pros and cons of the options to help you decide what makes sense for you.

See all Saving for Retirement articles

Getting Ready to Retire

Deferred comp and you

A three-part series on making the most of nonqualified deferred compensation plans.

Retirement countdown

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

See all Getting Ready to Retire articles

Living in Retirement

Work in retirement

Work may be necessary as Americans learn that their health and finances may depend on it.

Social Security and you

To sustain Social Security funding in the future, some changes may need to be made.

See all Living in Retirement articles

Ask Fidelity

Our retirement team answers top questions from customers.

Retirement Roadmap

Next Steps

Before investing, consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. Contact Fidelity for a prospectus or, if available, a summary prospectus containing this information.  Read it carefully.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Investing involves risk, including risk of loss.

Options trading entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk. Prior to trading options, please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, and call 800-343-3548 to be approved for options trading.  Supporting documentation for any claims, if applicable, will be furnished upon request.
1. Guarantees are subject to the claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company. This contract is irrevocable, has no cash surrender value, and no withdrawals are permitted prior to the income start date.