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While-You-Wait Investing: Retirement Income vs Cash Flow

 

Many people think successful retirement means living off the interest from bonds or the dividends from high-yield stocks. That sounds great, but when you put this methodology under the microscope, there are some critical flaws with this approach. When you plan for spending in retirement, you should also consider how so many other variables – such as, inflation, taxes, and risk appetite – will impact your cash flow.

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