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Subject:  Re: Savings rate required to build a nest egg Date:  8/13/2019  5:18 PM
Author:  5thhorseman Number:  74 of 83

The same can be said of post-retirement, such as the 4% rule, another heuristic.

Instead the real question should be "what is the probability that a yearly withdrawal of x from my retirement savings will result in a final value of y (zero, or however much you want to leave to beneficiaries) after n years (expected remaining lifespan) if it is compounded annually with a rate of return characterized by a normal distribution with mean r and standard deviation s".

Btw, link not working.
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