Originally Posted by cooch96
+1. The author of VPW also suggests using your pension, SPIA, or something similar to cover your bare necessities. Thus, in terrible market returns, you won't have to literally tighten your belt, but you would likely have to live a more humble lifestyle.
I laughed. What does another notch in my belt have to do with stock market returns? Losing weight because I can't afford food?
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