Estimating the True Cost of Retirement
Retirement is the most expensive “purchase” faced by most individuals.
To properly forecast the value of assets during retirement, it is important to consider several other variables when estimating a person’s total retirement liability, such as their optimal replacement rate, their forecasted retirement period, and what it truly means to fail (or succeed).
Retirement professionals need to have a framework for understanding and projecting retirement costs for each client, and a process for better estimating the true cost of retirement.
In "Estimating the True Cost of Retirement" by David Blanchett, you will:
- Gain a better understanding of the key variables required to estimate the cost of retirement;
- Learn of a more effective approach for calculating an income replacement rate;
- Learn of a better spending model to help you understand how expenses tend to change throughout retirement and the implications of these changes on the retirement need;
- Discover today’s “safe” initial withdrawal rate.
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Meet David Blanchett, Ph.D. CFA, CFP®, Retirement Research and
Income Planning Expert
Retirement planning experience
David Blanchett, PhD., CFA, CFP® is the head of retirement research for Morningstar Investment Management. He works to enhance the group’s consulting and investment services. David conducts research primarily in the areas of financial planning, tax planning, annuities, and retirement plans and he serves as the Chairman of the Advice Methodologies Investment subcommittee.
Retirement planning thought leadership and expertise
David’s research has been published in a variety of academic and industry journals and has been featured in a variety of media publications. In 2014 Money Magazine named him one of the five brightest minds in retirement and in 2014 Investment News included him in their inaugural 40 under 40 list as a “visionary” for the financial planning industry.
He is part of group of retirement thought leaders – truly a breath of fresh air – along with Wade Pfau, Michael Finke and others, who challenge us to go beyond targeting 80% replacement rates, traditional retirement portfolio asset allocations, inflation-adjusted systematic withdrawals of 4% and probabilities of success or failure.
Invest in Your Retirement Expertise.
1 hr CFP®, CRC®, and other CE Credit Reporting
We are a CE Sponsor with the CFP Board of Standards and the professional development partner of the International Foundation for Retirement Education (InFRE).
Over 50 courses are accepted for continuing education (CE) credit for those who have earned the Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®) certification, the International Foundation for Retirement Education’s (InFRE) Certified Retirement Counselor® (CRC®) certification, the College for Financial Planning’s Chartered Retirement Plan Consultant (CRPC) certification, the American College’s designations (ChFC, CLU, RICP), Retirement Management Analyst designation (RMA), ASPPA and other certification or designations.
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