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Subject:  Re: TMF Retirement Calculator Date:  6/16/2000  7:11 AM
Author:  TMFPixy Number:  22648 of 105933

Greetings, Foolsom, and welcome. You wrote:

<<I've used TMF retirement calculator but I don't think it works. I plug in my monthly income for the rest of my life, then plug in my monthly spending for same period, which is LESS than my income. The result says I run out of money in old age. Can't be.

What am I doing wrong? Anyone else have this problem?>>


No one can say without knowing ALL of the entries and assumptions you made. My guess is you used a fixed income assumption while the expenses in the model increase annually by whatever inflation factor you used. You should recheck ALL of your entries and assumptions.

Regards..Pixy
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