TITLE

Getting Real About Stock Market Expectations

AUTHOR(S)
Jahnke, William
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Mar2001, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article provides tips on financial planning. According to the article, effective financial planning requires realistic stock market assumptions. While double-digit stock market assumptions make life easier for the financial planner, they significantly overstate projected financial outcomes. By overstating financial outcomes, clients are encouraged to misallocate assets, over-consume and undersave. In many cases the failure to adequately save will result in failure to meet financial objectives.
ACCESSION #
4194158

 

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