Saturday May 11, 2024

The Safe Money Retirement Guy Show – Episode 28 – The 4% Rule

In this episode, Bill delves into the prevalent yet often misunderstood concept of spend down income planning. He reveals the flaws in traditional spend down strategies, emphasizing the speculative nature of growth estimates and the risks associated with market-based accounts. Bill contrasts this with annuity-based income planning, which offers contractually guaranteed outcomes, ensuring financial security without reliance on uncertain market performance. He dissects the historical 4% withdrawal rule, debunking its effectiveness and highlighting the importance of understanding sequential rate of return risk. Bill advocates for fixed indexed annuity contracts, which provide guaranteed lifetime income, offering a solution to income uncertainty in retirement. Tune in to learn how to safeguard your retirement savings and step into a secure future with confidence.

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