Articles under “retirement”

The Significance of 65

Numbers can be deceptive. They are quantitative, yet in the blink of a chameleon’s eye they can convert into qualitative  symbols when linked to the dynamic world of emotions, expectations, and beliefs.

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Does It Ever Make Sense to Stop Saving For Retirement?

This Knowledge Center post was adapted from Wealthfront COO Adam Nash’s answer to a question on Quora — Ed. The Question: Let’s say I’m 30 and have $250K in my 401k.

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Q&A with William Sharpe: Investing In a Turbulent Market

Nobel Prize-winning economist William Sharpe recently published an article showing retirees how much more money they could have in retirement by avoiding actively managed funds in favor of index-oriented funds. In the article, “The Arithmetic of Investment Expenses” in the Financial Analysts Journal, Sharpe showed that a person saving for retirement who chooses low-cost investments

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You Need Equity To Live In Silicon Valley

The other day we were modeling our typical client’s spending when we realized something disturbing – an average Bay Area-based young couple has to own equity in a business if they hope to send their kids to a good university and be able to retire well. Investing well alone can’t get you there.

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