Retirement Basics

Think about your needs in retirement and consider a few simple questions to gauge your own plans and income needs during your retirement years.

Investing Strategies

Learn more about budgeting for retirement, allocation and diversification strategies, and ways your money can grow over time.

Stages of Planning

Often, investing needs and risk tolerance can change as investors near retirement. Read about stages of planning including the beginning of your work life, while you're working, when you're nearing retirement and when you're living in retirement.


Discover your individual retirement account choices at Scottrade, your contribution and withdrawal capabilities and IRA-permitted investments.

Employer-Sponsored Plans

Many employers provide retirement plans for employees. Among the most common are 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, 457 plans and SIMPLEs.