Retirement Rules of Thumb Don’t Always Apply

Barry Glassman, CFP®

I had a conversation recently with John Waggoner, the personal finance columnist for USA Today where we talked about the assumptions that many people still make about retirement, such as retirees will spend less money in retirement (they don’t), they can safely withdraw 4%-5% each year for living expenses (it depends), and the need to diversify investments and save more (always a good idea.)  To read the entire article, click HERE.

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