Social Security

Retirement

To fully enjoy your retirement, a sufficient retirement savings in the form of a 401k, IRA or Roth IRA — or all three — is crucial. Read expert advice on GOBankingRates and make the most of your retirement.

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Roth IRA

A Roth IRA is an individual retirement account that requires you to pay taxes on money as you deposit it so you can enjoy tax-free withdrawals down the line. Decide if a Roth IRA, 401k or IRA is best for your retirement needs.

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401K

Get personal finance retirement accounts 401k economy news, advice and information from leading personal finance site GOBankingRates.com

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IRA

An IRA is an individual retirement account in which you can save money while taking advantage of tax breaks. Be sure to compare IRA options with Roth IRAs and 401ks, as the differences can be subtle.

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Understanding Social Security

Between retirement accounts and Social Security payments, many retirees can receive enough monthly income to live comfortably. But it's important that you understand exactly how Social Security works. GOBankingRates features a wide selection of articles on this subject, so if you have any questions or concerns you can find the information you need.

Read articles about Social Security facts you haven't considered, as well as advice on why you shouldn't rely solely on Social Security income. You’ll also find guides on how to collect Social Security payments, how to increase your Social Security benefits and the long-term financial concerns about retirement.

The longer you delay planning for retirement, the less money you’ll have in the future. GOBankingRates is here to help you prepare for retirement by providing an abundance of information to make sure you understand your retirement options.