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by peteyperson
Mon Feb 03, 2003 1:13 pm
Forum: FIRE Board
Topic: Different methods of safe withdrawal / strategy. Re: Hocus
Replies: 30
Views: 12190

Hey guys

Thank you, John and Hocus. I have been trying to get my head around your various opinions on different approaches but with limited time to play with and the structure of these boards being different it is hard to get a clear, consise explanation. My understanding of asset class investments is that s...
by peteyperson
Mon Feb 03, 2003 10:04 am
Forum: FIRE Board
Topic: Different methods of safe withdrawal / strategy. Re: Hocus
Replies: 30
Views: 12190

Different methods of safe withdrawal / strategy. Re: Hocus

Hey hocus (and REHP refugees)! I'm trying to understand Hocus's post about safe withdrawal strategies which I have copied below. Hocus, to live off the investment return less inflation and not touch the principle was intercst's philosopy too, no? You say that taking your yearly spending, estimating ...
by peteyperson
Tue Nov 26, 2002 9:05 am
Forum: FIRE Board
Topic: Diversified portfolio book recommendations?
Replies: 7
Views: 3438

Bernstein

What is the difference between Bernstein's 'Asset Allocation' book and the newer 'Four Pillars'?

Thanks,
Petey
by peteyperson
Tue Nov 26, 2002 8:43 am
Forum: FIRE Board
Topic: Diversified portfolio book recommendations?
Replies: 7
Views: 3438

Diversified portfolio book recommendations?

I am interested in purchasing some books on diversified investment across asset classes.

Does anyone have suggestions, with their reasons for why that book is worth investing in?

Thanks,
Petey :shock:
by peteyperson
Tue Nov 26, 2002 8:40 am
Forum: FIRE Board
Topic: What does "FIRE" stand for?
Replies: 7
Views: 3760

Your Money or Your Life

It is worth noting that the investment advice in 'Your Money or Your Life' is outdated. At the time 100% bond investment was good because returns were in the 14% area per annum. That was a highly unusual occurance, usually bond returns are the inverse of the market. People run to them when the marke...