Inflation has many investors questioning financial planning and spending decisions, including those making arrangements for a happy retirement. One frequently used concept that can help with retirement spending during times like these lies in the 4% Plus Rule. Listen as Wes Moss explains the math behind the rule during this episode.
Wes shares how running out of money is a top fear, why history can help us navigate through budgeting, and lists similarities between budgeting and dieting. He also talks through starting top down as opposed to bottom up when it comes to spending and provides examples of how the 4% and 4% Plus Rules can be used. Later in the episode, Wes discusses safe withdrawal rates, the importance of planning ahead of schedule, and why flexibility is the key in the budgeting process.
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