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Retirement (26 articles)

<p>We discuss if it is a good idea for conservative NRI investors to create a retirement portfolio in India only with safe and risk-free investment options.</p>
NRI Retirement
Can NRIs retire in India with only safe investment options like a fixed deposit?

We discuss if it is a good idea for conservative NRI investors to create a retirement portfolio in India only with safe and risk-free investment options.

Published: 25 September 2022

10 MIN READ


<p>This article shows that if you decide to retire today, how long will the corpus last realistically based on real rates of return.</p>
Safe Withdrawal Rate Retirement FIRE
How long will your money last if you retire today?

This article shows that if you decide to retire today, how long will the corpus last realistically based on real rates of return.

Published: 18 September 2022

9 MIN READ


<p>This article shows the maximum withdrawal in SWP form that you can take out from a retirement portfolio to make it last 30 years.</p>
Retirement Safe Withdrawal Rate
Can you run a SWP from mutual funds when you are retired?

This article shows the maximum withdrawal in SWP form that you can take out from a retirement portfolio to make it last 30 years.

Published: 4 September 2022

7 MIN READ


<p>This article shows the steps to set up an investment portfolio for retirees with the help of their children.</p>
Retirement Portfolio Construction
How can children help their retired parents to set up their finances?

This article shows the steps to set up an investment portfolio for retirees with the help of their children.

Published: 17 August 2022

13 MIN READ


<p>This article shows a simple retirement and review plan that anyone can follow in a step-by-step manner.</p>
Retirement Portfolio Construction Step by step
Low stress retirement planning calculations: worked out example

This article shows a simple retirement and review plan that anyone can follow in a step-by-step manner.

Published: 3 August 2022

9 MIN READ


<p>This article talks about if investors should go with NPS for retirement planning or look at other options which give  them more control.</p>
NPS Retirement
Is NPS the right option for your retirement planning?

This article talks about if investors should go with NPS for retirement planning or look at other options which give them more control.

Published: 20 July 2022

8 MIN READ


<p>This article provides guidance on choosing the right combination of equity and debt along with allocation plan for NPS subscribers.</p>
NPS Retirement
Asset allocation for NPS: equity or debt / active or auto?

This article provides guidance on choosing the right combination of equity and debt along with allocation plan for NPS subscribers.

Published: 22 June 2022

7 MIN READ


<p>The article investigates if you can retire in India with only 25x your expenses saved as retirement corpus.</p>
Retirement Safe Withdrawal Rate
Does the 4% SWR rule work in India?

The article investigates if you can retire in India with only 25x your expenses saved as retirement corpus.

Published: 19 June 2022

8 MIN READ


<p>This article shows you an easy step-by-step way to start retirement planning.</p>
Step by step Retirement
A low-stress step-by-step guide to creating a retirement portfolio

This article shows you an easy step-by-step way to start retirement planning.

Published: 13 April 2022

9 MIN READ


<p>This article shows you an easy way to calculate the equity allocation for your retirement corpus.</p>
Asset Allocation Retirement
How much equity should you have in your retirement portfolio?

This article shows you an easy way to calculate the equity allocation for your retirement corpus.

Published: 10 April 2022

10 MIN READ


<p>60% of the NPS corpus needs to be invested at maturity with other retirement funds as a lump sum. This post shows how.</p>
NPS Retirement Portfolio Construction
How to invest your NPS corpus to get most returns in retirement?

60% of the NPS corpus needs to be invested at maturity with other retirement funds as a lump sum. This post shows how.

Published: 6 March 2022

9 MIN READ


<p>What should you do if there is a fall in your NPS corpus just before retirement at 60? This post details the problems and shows how to remediate the risk.</p>
Retirement NPS Risk
The unknown risk in NPS that few people talk about

What should you do if there is a fall in your NPS corpus just before retirement at 60? This post details the problems and shows how to remediate the risk.

Published: 24 February 2022

14 MIN READ


<p>This post uses goal-based investing principles to keep investors on track for their retirement goals.</p>
Retirement Portfolio Review
Goal-based investing will show you how much you should have saved at 30,40,50 and retirement

This post uses goal-based investing principles to keep investors on track for their retirement goals.

Published: 13 September 2021

5 MIN READ


<p>This post answers a common question asked by investors regarding investing for retirement.</p>
Retirement Set Goals
What percentage of my salary should go towards retirement?

This post answers a common question asked by investors regarding investing for retirement.

Published: 10 September 2021

29 MIN READ


<p>This post deals with a situation where a middle aged salaried employee is forced to retire due to changing workplace situations.</p>
Retirement FIRE
How to prepare today in case you are forced to retire in the next five years?

This post deals with a situation where a middle aged salaried employee is forced to retire due to changing workplace situations.

Published: 6 September 2021

6 MIN READ


<p>This post shows a worked-out example for someone starting their career to plan for FIRE.</p>
Retirement FIRE
I am 25 and want to FIRE by 40. How much should I save per month?

This post shows a worked-out example for someone starting their career to plan for FIRE.

Published: 24 August 2021

7 MIN READ


<p>This post shows an easy way to estimate your expenses in retirement/FIRE as the first step in knowing how much you need to target as a retirement corpus.</p>
Retirement FIRE
How can you figure out your expenses in retirement/FIRE?

This post shows an easy way to estimate your expenses in retirement/FIRE as the first step in knowing how much you need to target as a retirement corpus.

Published: 23 August 2021

8 MIN READ


<p>This post explores the pros and cons of keeping money only in fixed income throughout retirement</p>
Retirement Choosing Investments
Can you retire by keeping money only in FD or pension?

This post explores the pros and cons of keeping money only in fixed income throughout retirement

Published: 18 August 2021

7 MIN READ


<p>This post stress-tests the corpus accumulated to support your desired post-retirement expenses</p>
Retirement
How much retirement corpus is enough?

This post stress-tests the corpus accumulated to support your desired post-retirement expenses

Published: 6 August 2021

4 MIN READ


<p>This post estimates the retirement corpus to reach a target spending figure and how to save for it</p>
Retirement Calculator
How much corpus is needed to spend 1 lakh per month in retirement?

This post estimates the retirement corpus to reach a target spending figure and how to save for it

Published: 5 August 2021

7 MIN READ


<p>This post describes suitable debt instruments for both pre and post-retirement investing: Provident fund, PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi, FD/RD, NCD, pension plans, RBI bonds, post office and SCSS.</p>
Retirement Choosing Investments
How to choose debt instruments for retirement?

This post describes suitable debt instruments for both pre and post-retirement investing: Provident fund, PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi, FD/RD, NCD, pension plans, RBI bonds, post office and SCSS.

Published: 29 July 2021

10 MIN READ


<p>This post shows how to reach a goal without saving throughout the time horizon of the goal</p>
Retirement Children FIRE
How should you invest for goals after your retirement or FIRE?

This post shows how to reach a goal without saving throughout the time horizon of the goal

Published: 27 July 2021

5 MIN READ


<p>This is the impact of adding a pension plan to your retirement plan.</p>
Retirement
Do you need a pension plan during retirement?

This is the impact of adding a pension plan to your retirement plan.

Published: 1 July 2021

5 MIN READ


<p>How to get inflation-indexed income in retirement using dividends.</p>
Retirement FIRE
How to plan for retirement/FIRE using dividend income?

How to get inflation-indexed income in retirement using dividends.

Published: 23 June 2021

7 MIN READ


<p>This post shows how to use the bucket theory of asset allocation to create your FIRE portfolio.</p>
Retirement FIRE
How to plan for FIRE using the bucket approach?

This post shows how to use the bucket theory of asset allocation to create your FIRE portfolio.

Published: 22 June 2021

4 MIN READ


<p>Use the bucket theory of asset allocation to create a simple and stress-free retirement portfolio.</p>
Retirement
How to plan for retirement using the bucket approach?

Use the bucket theory of asset allocation to create a simple and stress-free retirement portfolio.

Published: 21 June 2021

6 MIN READ



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