The Decision Decade: A New Focus for Retirement Planning

Stein, Michael K.
June 2000
Journal of Financial Planning;Jun2000, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p36
Academic Journal
This article explores various considerations during the critical period of retirement planning in the U.S. This occurs between five years before and after retirement. During this period, most concerns relate to: gap between earnings and expenses; changing life style; choice of investment; longevity; medical care; and desires to leave an inheritance. To provide financial security to retirees, financial planners are trying to respond to their clients' desire to capture the full potential of modern American retirement.


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