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How Much to Save for Retirement

by Michael on Aug 16, 2013 · 1 comment

Have you ever wondered how much you need to save to ensure a comfortable retirement? Thanks to retirement researcher Wade Pfau, who used historical data to identify the so-called “safe savings rate,” we have an answer. He investigated both the “maximum sustainable withdrawal rate” (MWR) and the “minimum necessary savings […]

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The Value of a (Good) Financial Planner

by Michael on Sep 26, 2012 · 2 comments

While we’re on the topic of financial planners, and at the risk of getting stuck in a rut… Have you ever wondered what the advice of a good financial planner or advisor is worth? In other words, what sort of benefit are you actually deriving from their planning services (and […]

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