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Rekenthaler Report

The Retirement Glass Is Half Full

Things look better after easing unrealistic assumptions.

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When it comes to estimating retirement costs, the wind always blows conservatively. Asset-manager companies would prefer having more money than less; financial advisors desperately wish to avoid having their clients go broke; and plan sponsors providing 401(k) tools would rather see their employees overshoot the market than undershoot. That makes sense.  Who would advocate better sorry than safe?

[Raises hand.]