Sep 28, 2016
The Week - The 80 percent rule is one of the classic rules of thumb for retirement advice. Financial planners often advise that in order to maintain your current lifestyle in retirement, you should aim to replace 80 percent of your working income from your retirement resources such as Social Security, investment dividends, and IRA withdrawals. From that point, you gauge the total amount of money that you need based on when you plan to retire — in other words, how many years you are likely to need income.
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