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Subject:  Re: Formulae Date:  12/10/2000  9:49 PM
Author:  JAFO31 Number:  26526 of 96149

SAHO: "Does anyone know the formulae for calculating how long a total investment earning a fixed rate of interest will last if you withdraw a fixed amount each month. For example How many months will $100,000 invested at 8% last if I withdraw $1,000 each month?"

I also note that you have not addressed inflation when assuming $1000/month withdrawal. With only modest inflation, $1000/month in year 10, for example, will not come close to the purchasing power of $1000 today.

Regards, JAFO

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