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Subject:  Question For Intercst...or anyone Date:  2/13/2013  11:07 AM
Author:  ResNullius Number:  71382 of 78166

What is generally referred to as the 4% SWR assumes that a person starts with a withdrawal of 4% of the principal balance, then increases the withdrawal each year by the rate of inflation. Based on different equity versus fixed allocations, the data for the past 100 or so years shows the survival rates for such a plan. My question is whether anyone has studied the data to see what the survival rates would be for similar asset allocations where 4% of total principal is withdr