Mass Affluent would cover about 50% of the folks on this board according to the recent DanTien Net Worth poll last month. There are several that would fit into several of the categories here, assuming some level of truth in the voting.
As for the specifics in the article. I agree there was not much new in the way of retirement planning in general but I did find it interesting that even the wealthy have to control expenses to assure an adequate massive income stream during retirement.
The message to me was no matter how much you have, you have to know what you need to live on and where it will come from without counting on eating your house and other assets that are needed for day to day living.
Still, struggling to find a way to make $30,000,00.00 last was a bit mind boggling to me. I cannot relate to that kind of money and an after tax income stream of $500,000 or more a year.