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  • Using An Accurate Monte Carlo Retirement Calculator

    by Doug Carey | Apr 11, 2016
    Do you really want to ask "Will I outlive my money in retirement or not?" You can ask that, but what you also need to be asking is "What is the probability that I do not outlive my money in retirement?" For this you need an accurate Monte Carlo Retirement Calculator.
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  • How To Plan For Retirement

    by Doug Carey | Mar 29, 2016
    Planning for retirement starts with saving for retirement; you won't be able to retire if you don't have any money. (Relying on Social Security alone won't cut it.)
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  • A Retirement Withdrawal Calculator For Planning Your Future

    by Doug Carey | Mar 22, 2016
    When it comes to figuring out if you will outlive your money in retirement, most people make only a best guess. But why guess? You can use good calculators to help figure out if your retirement income will support your expenses and if you need to dip into your investments.
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  • Early Retirement Planning: Tips & Strategies

    by Doug Carey | Mar 22, 2016
    You may have read stories about people who have retired early. There really is no magic to it. Lots of articles, lots of books, entire careers devoted to helping other people end their careers early, but no magic.
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  • Can I Retire At 55? Here's How You Can Do It

    by Doug Carey | Mar 14, 2016
    You normally have a variety of levers you can pull when looking at retirement. If you target a certain age for retirement, you eliminate how far you can pull one of those levers, which is time--you are taking away the option of delaying retirement beyond a certain date. That's OK; it's just something to be aware of.
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