Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
No. of Recommendations: 0
Thanks Pixy,

Maybe I sent the wrong messeage with my "garbage" comment, my concern was which index to use, how many simulations does the particular program make, does the program "reject" outliers, etc.

Is there a particular source or place your would suggest to get either software or an analysis? Any general things to avoid?

I am rather quantitative in my approach and real have a great deal more faith in something like "you have a 97% chance of this" as opposed to the planning tools which just grind out say 10% growth in equities every year. As one can easily see by looking backward if we all retired in the early 1970's our withdraw rates would either rise or our incomes would have dropped.

Print the post  


What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.