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Title

Reverse Glide Paths: Re-Upping Equities in Retirement

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-18-2013

Abstract

Retirees should increase their equity allocations through the retirement time horizon to maximize their retirement income and reduce risk, according to research.

The study, “Reducing Retirement Risk with a Rising Equity Glidepath,” written by Wade Pfau from the American College and Michael Kitces of the Pinnacle Advisory Group, analyzed the sustainability of constant inflation-adjusted spending strategies from a portfolio of assets.