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The Real Economic Implications of Our Senior Entitlements Challenge

by Paul Kasriel, The Econtrarian Economics is art masquerading as science. Demographics is not only science, but destiny. Chart 1 shows the changing demographics of America. It shows the rising trend in the proportion of senior “takers” in America. Back in 1960, those U.S. residents aged 65 or over made up 9.2% of the total …

Thoughts on the 4% Withdrawal Solution

Written by Wealth Effect Blogger Q: What percentage of my account can I withdrawal annually and not run out of money during my retirement? A: A common answer is the 4% solution? The 4% solution is a rule of thumb coined by financial advisor Bill Bengen in a 1994 study that attempted to identify the …