Investment Strategies for Retirement The slideshow presentation that you would like to view is too large for your current screen resolution. Click here to view to view the slideshow at full resolution. Launch Presentation » Share | Related Content A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit. What Is a Stretch IRA? If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations. Retirement Plan Distributions There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.