The Accumulator sets alight the torch of freedom and goes full FIRE. TLDR: he’s left work for good.
Fair enough, I haven’t prepared the stables for the Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse.
In which the sleepy Accumulator dares to sex up his decumulation strategy…
The increasingly misnamed Accumulator reveals his decumulation plan.
The Greybeard has updated his table of income-orientated investment trusts.
UK market history suggests you need gold and cash in your portfolio to protect against the worst.
Do you love your partner? Enough to want them to be secure in retirement? Then you need to read this post about how long at least one of you is likely to live.
You can raise your sustainable withdrawal rate by improving your withdrawal plan.
Here at Greybeard Towers, the economy has taken a turn for the worse. Like many other freelance writers and editors I know, I’ve seen a softening in the marketplace in which I sell my skills. These things happen. Ten years ago – exactly ten years ago, as banks imploded, and stock markets plunged – the same [...]
Smart Beta ETFs focusing on dividends imply you can have the best of both worlds – income stock selection at index investing prices…
Annuities aren’t sexy and in recent years the payouts have been miserable. Still, they offer retirees a secure income no other investment can match.
Our verdict on Beyond The 4% Rule, arguably the first UK retirement investing book.
The book that’s a godsend for anyone trying to work out how to live off their money in retirement.
The Greybeard has cashed in his final salary pension scheme. But what should he do with the loot that’s resulted?
The Greybeard is not deaf to the cries of the masses. You wanted an article on income producing ETFs for retirement? Let’s go!
Why the first-generation of passive income products in the UK failed to cut muster for one would-be retiree, plus a tease for round two…
How to liven up your retirement spending, plus the rest of the week’s good reads…
Are you really saving enough for retirement? If you did your calculations a decade ago then you may be disappointed by the answer.
Our resident retirement expert updates his hand-picked selection of investment trusts that could suit retirees.
Ostensibly about retirement strategies, but really a discussion about investing philosophy. Plus the rest of the week’s good reads…
Is freedom just another word for nothing left to lose? Net yet – most people haven’t gone crazy under the 2015 Pension Freedoms…
If you spend your pension pot on a Lamborghini and find yourself driving down Skid Row, does the State really have your back?
If you wouldn’t know an Uncrystallised Fund Pension Lump Sum from The Crystal Maze, then this article give you some directions.
The Greybeard explores the case for active fund management in retirement. In short, it’s not all about the costs for him…
The Greybeard reports back with the results of his deep dive into the best investment trusts for retirement income.
A very unwelcome wake-up call reinforces The Greybeard’s determination to generate a retirement income from investment trusts.
The Greybeard is betting on income investment trusts as his retirement vehicle of choice. Here’s why.
Property may seem an appealing way to generate an old-age income, but swapping your pension for a BTL has serious tax implications.
The case for income drawdown instead of an annuity for retirement income is sweeter than ever thanks to recent rule tweaks.