Retirement Traps to Avoid Full Size Version Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content 18 Years’ Worth of Days The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose? What Is an Annuity? Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement. Self-Employed Retirement Plans Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.