Nearing Retirement

Life Stage 51+
As you move closer to retirement, it’s important to keep saving and make other financial preparations. To help you focus, we’ve listed a few common obstacles faced by many people in your age group. You’ll also find some basic actions you can take to stay — or start — on the road to saving.
You have the right to choose who receives your retirement account assets when you pass away. If you’re not sure who your beneficiaries are, you can log in to view or update them at any time.
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Congratulations! You’ve almost reached your retirement destination. What will it take to move smoothly from your working life to retirement? In some cases the answer may well be a simple but strategic change of focus to help ensure that your savings last through retirement.
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As you near retirement, when to claim your Social Security benefit is one of the biggest financial decisions you'll need to make.
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What is the best age to start receiving Social Security retirement benefits? This calculator can help you decide.