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16
Jun

Reverse Engineering To Desired Retirement Time Horizons

Reverse Engineering To Desired Retirement Time Horizons This article is part of a series; click here to read Part 1. Using the portfolio return and volatility assumptions determined in Exhibit 1.1, we then reverse engineer fixed return assumptions and sustainable spending levels for a desired retirement time horizon and targeted probability of success. The investment portfolio is modeled using 100,000

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16
Apr

Occam’s – How Are You Different From the Average Investor?

Occam’s – How Are You Different From the Average Investor? WHAT IS OCCAM’S RAZOR?Occam’s Razor is a principle attributed to William Occam, a 14th century philosopher. He stressed that explanations must not be multiplied beyond what is necessary. Thus, Occam’s Razor is a term used to “shave off” or dismiss superfluous explanations for a given event. This concept is largely ignored within the investment

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16
Apr

Occam’s – Inflation

Occam’s – Inflation WHAT IS OCCAM’S RAZOR?Occam’s Razor is a principle attributed to William Occam, a 14th century philosopher. He stressed that explanations must not be multiplied beyond what is necessary. Thus, Occam’s Razor is a term used to “shave off” or dismiss superfluous explanations for a given event. This concept is largely ignored within the investment management landscape. This newsletter will… The post

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8
Apr

Determining Sustainable Spending from an Investment Portfolio in Retirement

Determining Sustainable Spending from an Investment Portfolio in Retirement Determining the sustainable spending rate from a diversified investment portfolio in retirement requires making decisions about longevity and market returns. The final section in this chapter provides an opportunity to integrate this discussion in order to obtain a better sense about sustainable distributions from an investment portfolio in retirement. Rather than

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5
Feb

What Does the GameStop Kerfuffle Mean?

What Does the GameStop Kerfuffle Mean? It’s been a pretty wild ride with GameStop. But while there has been a lot happening, does it actually mean much? We’ve examined the details of what happened elsewhere, so I’m going to focus on some of the bigger questions that this whole affair raises, and specifically how this all impacts long-term investors. So

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5
Feb

What Happened With GameStop?

What Happened With GameStop? It’s a bit of an understatement to say that GameStop has been in the news lately. There are a lot of people opining about what is going on, but we want to cut through that and look at what actually happened (we look at what it all means in another article. So what actually happened, and… The

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15
Jan

Is the Value Premium Pining for the Fjords?

Is the Value Premium Pining for the Fjords? There’s no magic formula for investing. The financial markets seem to take some sort of cosmic joy in bringing people back down to Earth. And it’s value investing’s turn – in fact, it’s been value investing’s turn for a while now. To put it mildly, this has been a rough decade and

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5
Jan

2020 – Q4 Quarterly Market Review

2020 – Q4 Quarterly Market Review 2020- Q2 Quarterly Market Review The post 2020 – Q4 Quarterly Market Review appeared first on Retirement Researcher. Source: Retirement Researcher 2020 – Q4 Quarterly Market Review

5
Jan

2021 – Q1 Quarterly Market Review

2021 – Q1 Quarterly Market Review 2020- Q2 Quarterly Market Review The post 2021 – Q1 Quarterly Market Review appeared first on Retirement Researcher. Source: Retirement Researcher 2021 – Q1 Quarterly Market Review

9
Oct

What Do Low Interest Rates Mean for Stock Returns?

What Do Low Interest Rates Mean for Stock Returns? Interest rates are one of the key tools that the Federal Reserve has to manage the economy. Changing how much it costs to borrow money can slow down an economy or give a the economy a nudge. The post What Do Low Interest Rates Mean for Stock Returns? appeared first on

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