SOLVED: Will My Savings Run Out in Retirement?

Making Your Money Last

SOLVED: Will My Savings Run Out in Retirement?

How to make sure your money will last.

If you withdraw 4% of your personal savings during your first year in retirement and adjust subsequent withdrawals to compensate for inflation, you're virtually assured of never outliving your money over a 30-year retirement.

That's a conservative rule of thumb, but it would protect you even if you happen to retire during a bear market and end up having to withdraw funds from a dwindling balance.

See How Much is Enough? for more information. And use's calculators to estimate your retirement target, Social Security benefits and how bigger contributions to retirement accounts can add up.

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