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Required Retirement Savings Rate Depends on Age and Income
The percentage of income to set aside for retirement ranges between 11% and 16%, with several factors playing a role.
Stress Hormone Alters Tolerances for Financial Risk
Higher levels of cortisol discourage risk taking and cause people to place a greater emphasis on small-probability outcomes.
September Letters to the Editor
Members discuss the Model Fund Portfolio, the debts of the deceased, and Jeremy Siegel’s comments about market timing.
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Combining a year’s worth of cash with a long-term investment portfolio protects immediate needs while still enabling the portfolio to grow.
Once all fixed costs have been immunized, withdrawal rates no longer matter as any additional retirement assets can be used for discretionary spending.
ETFs, like mutual funds, are pooled investments, but two primary features promote trading of an ETF’s price close to its underlying value.
Protecting family wealth involves discussing all aspects of financial planning, including long-term plans, with both parents and children.
The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures members who are bullish, bearish, and neutral for the next six months.
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AAII Model Portfolios
Throughout the year, AAII updates you on the holdings, performance and investment strategy behind our research portfolios.
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Retirement Planning: Misconceptions About Life in Retirement
"Some people spend more time planning a two-week vacation than they do retirement planning."
Retirement is a passage from one lifestyle to another. One way to think of the term "retire" is by placing a hyphen between the 'e' and the 't' and creating a new term—re-tire: To put on new treads.
Those who take the voyage seriously and do the right kind of retirement planning usually have a smoother trip and more fun.
Discussions with seasoned retirees indicate that there are many myths and misconceptions about retirement. Often you will hear these myths stated as fact. Here are some of the most common ones.Read More »