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Subject:  Re: Income Investing: 5.5% goal possible? Date:  6/24/2011  10:43 AM
Author:  spinning Number:  32988 of 36905

The well-researched studies show that the maximum safe withdrawal rate is about 4%. You are proposing a withdrawal rate that is much higher.

I seem to recall the studies show the safe rate is an inflation-adjusted 4%. So the OP is fortunate that their needs are achievable.
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