A good retirement

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bobcat2
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A good retirement

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Interview with Robert Merton.

Topics covered include contributions of Jack Bogle and Paul Samuelson to finance, the development of modern finance in the 1950s thru the 1970s, indexing and passive investing, understanding financial risk, and how to develop a good retirement plan.

Link - https://gersteinfisher.com/podcasts/rob ... ng-crisis/

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Merton is worth a listen. I think he has some important things to say regarding income vs. wealth in retirement.
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Thanks for posting. I just listened to it, good discussion.
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Thanks for sharing. I have it queued up for my next run.
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Thanks bobcat2, worthwhile listen.
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