Retirement and Investing Resources

 

 

retireplan.about.com/money/retireplan/cs/calculators/index.htm
About: The Human Internet
This site offers a wide variety of financial calculators regarding investing and retirement planning.

 

www.asec.org/
American Savings Education Council
In an effort to create a better understanding of savings issues, the ASEC has developed user-friendly educational materials. The Ballpark Estimate Worksheet is particularly useful in retirement planning.

 

www.uwsa.edu/hr/benefits/retsav/financialplanner.pdf
Choosing a Financial Planner
A guide developed by University of Wisconsin System Administration.

 

www.financialengines.com/ 
Financial Engines
Aid for new investors in determining which funds to invest in to reach their goals; helps users build a portfolio.

 

www.uwsa.edu/hr/benefits/retsav/financialplanner.pdf
How to Choose a Financial Planner
Advice for finding financial advice, created by the University of Wisconsin System Administration.

 

www.investing.rutgers.edu/
Investing for Your Future
A basic home-study course on investing.

 

www.retirement-4-u.com/
Retirement-4-U
This retirement planning, analysis, and forecasting company offers individualized retirement information and planning services tailored to your assets, goals, and expenses, for a one-time fee.

 

www.savewealth.com/ 
SaveWealth
Provides information about estate planning, reducing tax liability, travel tips, and other resources meant to help users build and preserve wealth.

 

www.ssa.gov/ 
Social Security Online
Use one of the online calculators to project your Social Security benefits and incorporate them into your retirement plan.

 

www.swib.state.wi.us/ 
State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Lists returns for Wisconsin Retirement System, as well as where WRS assets are invested.

 

www.estrong.com/strongweb/strong/jsp/rps/rpshome.jsp 
Strong
Develop your retirement financial strategy with Strong's retirement planning services.

 

www.tiaa-cref.org/ras/index.html 
TIAA-CREF
Personalize your asset allocations using the Personal Allocation Calculator, or take "Retirement 101," an online slide-show program about retirement planning.

 

www.uwsa.edu/hr/benefits/retsav/index.htm
University of Wisconsin System Retirement & Savings Site
This site has links to the Wisconsin Retirement System, Tax-Sheltered Annuity program, Deferred Compensation, Edvest and U.S. Savings Bonds.  See also:

 

www.valic.com/valic2000/valicweb.nsf 
VALIC (The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company)
See "Retirement Planning" for valuable retirement planning tools, including a paycheck comparison calculator, which tells you the actual "cost" of your TSA contribution taking into account the tax-deferred savings.