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  • Date: 2/19/18 9:37 PM
  • Number: 505352
  • Recommendations: 0
btresist writes,

<<intercst: If you believe something worse than a 90% drop is in the cards, than you need to take less than 4%. But there's an awful lot of extreme events built into the 4% rule.>>

That is

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  • Date: 2/19/18 9:18 PM
  • Number: 114317
  • Recommendations: 3
Obama's former head of Medicare/Medicaid leads a group (United States of Care) that's been trying to preserve Obamacare in the face of Republican assaults.

Slavitt recently said that the group is giving up on Washington and will
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  • Date: 2/19/18 8:36 PM
  • Number: 114316
  • Recommendations: 2
Like salaryguru, I'm incredibly cynical. But I too am moved by the anthem when I hear it. I particularly liked this impromptu performance by high school students competing in a statewide choral competition in Louisville. (I got goosebumps at the
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  • Date: 2/19/18 8:22 PM
  • Number: 114315
  • Recommendations: 1
PSUEngineer asks,

How does portfolio allocation change if you have a pension? Hypothetical - a pension is paying $40k per year. Do you assume the pension is like having $1 million in assets paying you $40k per year under the 4% rule? And
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  • Date: 2/19/18 4:14 PM
  • Number: 114307
  • Recommendations: 0
I used to see alligators all the time on the golf courses in Houston. You don't need a wildlife refuge to see them.

intercst
  • Date: 2/19/18 3:43 PM
  • Number: 87440
  • Recommendations: 23
BruceCM writes,

Sounds like you've thoroughly thought through the best way to live off of others.

Good job!!

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Actually we're all "living off of others".

The business
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  • Date: 2/19/18 3:11 PM
  • Number: 114304
  • Recommendations: 2
I've made a couple of replies to the tread. Hope it helps.

One of the features of the 4% rule is that if you don't happen to retire on the eve of the 1929 Stock Market Crash and the Great Depression, you'll end up with more
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  • Date: 2/19/18 2:57 PM
  • Number: 505326
  • Recommendations: 4
btresist writes,

Suppose you retire with $1M in retirement ($300K annuity, $700K stocks), with the expectation of pulling out $40K annual income. The stock market declines 40% as it did in 2008. Now you have you have $0.72M in retirement
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  • Date: 2/19/18 2:43 PM
  • Number: 505323
  • Recommendations: 1
PSUEngineer writes

<<<That's good advice if your time horizon is long enough. You're right that timing is a fool's errand.>>>

I'll be retired in 4 years so my time horizon isn't that

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  • Date: 2/19/18 5:21 AM
  • Number: 114276
  • Recommendations: 2
Charles Barkley said he needed a cigarette after this rendition of the anthem

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