The Myths and Realities of Retirement Planning

The Mathematics of Retirement Portfolios This article deals with several important retirement questions: “How much money do I need in my investment portfolio at the start of retirement?” and “How much can I safely withdraw from my investment portfolio during the retirement years?” A Do-It-Yourself Approach to Target Date Retirement Investing Target date mutual funds…

 

Future Retirees at Greater Risk of Hardship

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   The Impact of Out-of-Pocket Medical Spending on Retiree’s Income A major cost for retirees is health care. Though most retirees over age 65 are enrolled in Medicare, out-of-pocket costs can still be significant. An analysis of data included in the 2002–2014 waves of the…

 

A Do-It-Yourself Approach to Target Date Retirement Investing

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   How Much Should You Have in Equities Until Retirement? For many retirees, running out of money is their biggest worry during their retirement years, ranking above terminal illness or even death. Unfortunately, many of the popular asset allocation strategies suggest going overly conservative once…