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That is why math won't help him, because you can't put a formula to the human behavior that would cause him to sell out of his 80/20.

Why can't you look at the historical data?

People have held 80 percent stock allocations in the past, and people have lived through bear markets in the past.

Isn't the whole idea of the safe withdrawal rate concept to look at what has happened in the past to develop a reasonable assessment (not a perfect prediction) of what may happen in the future?

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