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Nov 6, 2008 12:25 pm

Good article.

  Basically says if you're withdrawing 5% and took a 30-40% hit in your portfolio, you are F'd.  Game over.   Should be good to show to disturb prospects.   http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122529113682080283.html
Nov 6, 2008 12:46 pm

It’s plenty disturbing to my clients.

Not sure how it would help me with prospects: 'As you can see here, Mr. and Mrs. Prospect, the strategy I use to help you retire safely does not appear to work.'   !      
Nov 6, 2008 12:57 pm

[quote=buyandhold]It’s plenty disturbing to my clients.

Not sure how it would help me with prospects: 'As you can see here, Mr. and Mrs. Prospect, the strategy I use to help you retire safely does not appear to work.'   ! [/quote]   That's pretty funny.  Let me know how it works.   Although, if you use alternative investments or annuities, you might have some ground to stand on.