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Some Moderate Thoughts About Safe Withdrawal Rates

 Valuation-Informed Indexing #363 By Rob Bennett Buy-and-Holders and Valuation-Informed Indexers have some sharp differences on how to calculate the safe withdrawal rate (the percentage that a retiree can take out of his portfolio each year with virtual certainty that the […]

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There Is No Floor on Safe Withdrawal Rates

Valuation-Informed Indexing #360 on the question of safe withdrawal rate and whether it even exists By Rob Bennett Michael Kitces argues in his recent podcast interview with the MadFientist blog that there is a floor on safe withdrawal rates — […]

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Are Year 2000 Retirees Safe Yet?

 Valuation-Informed Indexing #359 on the history of the US market and whether retirees from before the dotcom bubble should get comfortable by Rob Bennett We are living through unusual times for stock investors. Stock valuations have remained shockingly high for […]