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Investing Blog Roundup: Retirement Income Planning

The goal of investing during the accumulation stage is simple: get your portfolio to grow as fast as possible, without exceeding your risk tolerance along the way. And there’s now pretty strong evidence that for most people, the best tools for that job are simple, low-cost index funds or ETFs.

Turning a portfolio into a source of income that will last throughout your retirement is a more complex task, because there are risks that aren’t relevant during your accumulation stage, and because there are additional tools that merit your consideration. This week, Andrea Coombes, Wade Pfau, and Michael Kitces each take a look at different aspects of converting a portfolio into income.

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