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4% is more of a guideline than a rule

Originally published on Marketwatch.com http://www.marketwatch.com/story/4-is-more-of-a-guideline-than-a-rule-2014-08-26 In my last column I wrote about some considerations retirees should make when calculating how much money they are planning to withdraw from their retirement portfolio. I closed that article with a very brief discussion of the Trinity Study, also known as the 4% rule. The Trinity study was originally done in 1998 and found that by starting your retirement income at a rate of …Read More