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The Society of Actuaries looked at 292 different strategies for providing retirement income. Here's their recommendation.

https://www.soa.org/globalassets/assets/files/resources/rese...

Spend Safely in Retirement Strategy (SSiRS)

In summary, the SSiRS includes two key steps:

1. Optimize expected Social Security benefits through a careful delay strategy; in this case, many middle-income retirees may have all the guaranteed lifetime income they need.

2. Generate retirement income from savings using the IRS required minimum distribution (RMD) rules, coupled with a low-cost index fund, target date fund, or balanced fund.

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