TITLE

PLIGHT OF THE RETIREE: INFLATION VERSUS RISK AVERSION

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Keith V.
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan1995, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Many individuals and families planning for retirement that inflation represents a distinct threat to their living standard after their retirement accounts. This paper explains the "plight of the retiree" that expectations for increased inflation necessarily causes individuals and families to take on more risk in their investment portfolios if they wish to maintain their standard of living during the retirement years.
ACCESSION #
5553950

 

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