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Have you tried Uncle Sam's Retirement calculator?
Old 06-19-2008, 02:16 PM   #1
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Have you tried Uncle Sam's Retirement calculator?

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Its description appealed to me to try but when I went on EBSA website I got lost and I found neither a booklet nor a calculator.

Can someone direct me the right path?

If you tried it, how good is it? I'd like to try it because I don't think I understand FIRE calculator

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Old 06-19-2008, 02:29 PM   #2
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Taking The Mystery Out Of Retirement Planning

"This online version of Taking The Mystery Out Of Retirement Planning includes interactive worksheets that you complete as you read each chapter. You can download the fully illustrated 62-page Adobe PDF narrative or call toll free 1.866.444.EBSA (3272) to order copies".

they kinda hid it - the worksheets are available when you click the highlighted links at the end of each chapter.
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Old 06-19-2008, 02:44 PM   #3
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utilizing 7% projected returns and 5% on the house (ok, so i'm an optimist), the government calculator gives me an 8.9% swr over the next 44 years. apparently it doesn't think i'm gonna make it to age 100 but it's going to assure i arrive there broke.
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Old 06-19-2008, 05:51 PM   #4
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Tried it today..Its broken at the moment

NM-fixed I guess.
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