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pshaffer wrote

All these thoughts leave me as confused as when I first started looking into this. One advisor suggested 11% withdrawals (whoopee!). Then some suggested 4% (Burgers and Beans again??!). Coming from a science background, it would seem to me that there would be an algorithm possible to account for these variabilities.

Frequent TMF poster BluesH has devised a variable "safe" withdrawal model and accompanying Excel spreadsheet. You can download it for free at the following link and run some scenarios on your own.

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