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The 3 Best Free Retirement Calculators

Friday, March 22, 2013 - 12:52 PM
From the website an interesting article and collection of
comments on the subject of retirement calculators:

      Understand that retirement calculators aren’t giving you the answer to
      a simple mathematical equation. They are actually attempting to model
      the future. That’s a tough assignment. One that is actually impossible,
      in any precise sense.

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cumuluscumulus363 posts since
Jan 16, 2010
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1. Friday, April 19, 2013 - 7:18 PM
Round 2 of this topic ends with:

    "...Well, we’ve just run some of the best free retirement calculators
     available, from some of the biggest, and best, names in the business.
     But the answers vary by nearly 100%! That is the state of the art in
     retirement planning. And probably always will be.

     Why? Because there is no precise answer to the retirement question.
     That’s because retirement planning is not an equation to be solved
     — it’s an attempt to predict or model the future. ..."

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cumuluscumulus363 posts since
Jan 16, 2010
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