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Will You Need 135% Of Your Salary In Retirement?

Friday, September 9, 2011 - 5:42 AM
From MarketWatch:
The replacement ratio rule of thumb suggests you might need 75% of your current salary [...] to enjoy the same standard of living while in retirement as before. But according to research conducted by Dan Ariely, people need 135% of their final income to live the way they want in retirement.

Ken TuminKen Tumin5,471 posts since
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1. Friday, September 9, 2011 - 10:40 PM
As usual, somebody has too much time on his hand, another piece of useless analysis (JMHO).  Hey, just say "YMMV" would cover the multi-page non-sense.
51hh51hh1,476 posts since
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