What I've Come to Believe About Retirement Planning

Adkins, Rick
July 2010
Journal of Financial Planning;Jul2010, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p28
Academic Journal
The article presents how the author views retirement planning, which include the burying of myths surrounding such issues like safe investments and simple product solutions. The author describes retirement planning twenty five years back as a theoretical exercise where clients were mainly concerned in asset accumulation. It outlines some debatable beliefs of the author on retirement planning which include the non-existence of straight line or smooth curve, the false belief on safe investment and that human beings are not wired to conceptualize large sums of capital.


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