So what if we adopt a withdrawal strategy where the income isn’t adjusted for inflation? This enables a meaningful comparison with level annuity but also as a withdrawal strategy in its right.
This idea of fixed or level withdrawal allows the client to spend more in the early part of retirement because the real income adjusts downwards naturally. Read More
In this video, we show how to illustrate real (inflation-adjusted) and nominal withdrawal from a portfolio under a wide range of inflationary environment. With this, we can help a client can visualise how their income is likely to change over time, depending on the withdrawal strategy adopted. Read More
We're delighted to announce a new feature on Timeline which enables planners to illustrate the benefits of scaling up/down withdrawals at different phases of retirement
The traditional assumption for sustainable withdrawal rate is that a client will spend the same amount of inflation adjusted income throughout their retirement. This assumption is not supported by cold hard data on spending pattern of retirees.
Research in the UK shows spending in retirement declines progressively in real terms. From age 65, spending typically declines progressively and is about 35% lower at age 80. Read More
In this short video, I use Timeline app to show the year-end balance under all historical scenarios since 1900, for any given withdrawal amount. We can see if and when the portfolio is exhausted under each scenario. Given the wide range of outcomes, we can also see the worst case, the 10th, 50th and 90th percentile scenarios. Read More
In this video, I illustrate the impact of changes in asset allocation, time horizon and fees have sustainable withdrawal rate. Read More
This video walks you through how to create a new client profile to Timeline, the sustainable withdrawal rate. In less than 2 minutes! Read More
This video walks you through the dynamic withdrawal strategies available on Timeline, the sustainable withdrawal rate app.
These withdrawal strategies can be broadly classified into 2 categories; inflation-adjustment and spending strategies. Read More
This video walks you through how to create a new client scenario of Timeline, the sustainable withdrawal rate app. Read More
We are very pleased to let you know that we've now added the PDF report feature to Timeline, the sustainable withdrawal rate app.
With this feature, financial planners can now produce a personalised Withdrawal Policy Statement for their clients at the click of a button! How cool is that? Read More