By Ramsey Smith
Monthly Income Is the Real Pot of Gold

Surprise!  Annuity providers aren’t the only ones focused on income streams in retirement.  Economist and Nobel Laureate Robert Merton has long argued that defined contribution plans like 401(k)s don’t do enough to convey to employees that they will need to convert their account balances- what may seem like a “pot of gold” at first glance- […]

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By ALEX.fyi Staff
The Rule of 72 and How Inflation Impacts Retirement Savings

by Craig Fowler We’ve all heard of or know people who have gotten rich overnight. Alas, for most people, saving for retirement and being able to maintain the lifestyle of one’s choice depends a lot more on the magic of compound interest than “winning the lottery.” But figuring out how much $100 will grow over […]