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Re: strongly tapered retirement sending

Burt said: Pensions aren't evil, just math, statistics and actuarial tables. This works until they are manipulated and corrupted. Actually, setting aside manipulation and corruption, pensions were a hidden savings feature of many jobs. In addition to the pay they told you about, the company was sett...
by wildspender
Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:11 am
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: strongly tapered retirement sending
Replies: 22
Views: 2493

Re: strongly tapered retirement sending

curmudgeon said: I'm starting to think about a model for our retirement assets as having several buckets. I think we are headed in a similar direction. I tend to think of buckets as being oriented toward when the spending happens rather than a particular purpose for the funds, but thinking or a &quo...
by wildspender
Sun Sep 01, 2013 2:11 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: strongly tapered retirement sending
Replies: 22
Views: 2493

Re: strongly tapered retirement sending

Thanks for all the comments. Cut-Throat- I have a modest pension, but not enough (with SS) for a retirement which includes much discretionary spending, so I need to manage our savings so they at least last for whatever interval we guess we will be healthy for. Freebeer- In fact I am also a "Be ...
by wildspender
Sat Aug 31, 2013 4:44 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: strongly tapered retirement sending
Replies: 22
Views: 2493

strongly tapered retirement sending

Hi I'm new to this forum, so let me know if I'm not in the right area, or whatever. I'm within a year or two of retirement. All of the retirement literature I see for people in that position seems to use the following general approach: Find your total annuitized income (Social Security, any defined-...
by wildspender
Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:33 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: strongly tapered retirement sending
Replies: 22
Views: 2493

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