Asset Valuations and Safe Portfolio Withdrawal Rates

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David Blanchett

PGIM

Michael S. Finke

The American College

Wade D. Pfau

The American College for Financial Services; Retirement Researcher

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Date Written: June 1, 2014

Abstract

This paper demonstrates that the safety of a given withdrawal strategy is significantly affected by the initial bond yield and cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings (CAPE) value at retirement, and that the relative impact varies based on the portfolio equity allocation.

Keywords: retirement, withdrawal strategy

JEL Classification: G10, G11

Suggested Citation

Blanchett, David and Finke, Michael S. and Pfau, Wade D., Asset Valuations and Safe Portfolio Withdrawal Rates (June 1, 2014). Retirement Management Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4445598

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