Comprehensive Retirement Planning Process

Modern Retirement TheoryTM  is a comprehensive retirement planning process created to offer customized solutions for each individual retiree.  The goal of this proprietary process is a retirement plan that is secure, stable, and sustainable for the retiree’s lifetime.

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Prioritized Goal Segmentation

Retirement is an absolute goal, not a relative one. Leveraging prioritized goal segmentation during retirement funding can offset retirement risk.

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S-3 Model

Modern Retirement Theory's S-3 Model for retirement funding was created to simultaneously provide investors with security, stability and sustainability.

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MPT or MRT? Contrasting retirement income models

Originally post: BY ED MCCARTHY, CFP, RICP The “safety-first” approach continues to draw attention as a retirement-income planning model and as an alternative to modern portfolio theory (MPT). Modern retirement theory (MRT) is an example of safety-first strategy. The concept was first described in a December 2010 Journal of Financial Planning article by Jason K. Branning, CFP […]

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The Yin and Yang of retirement income philosophies

A new paper released by Challenger in Australia, The Yin and Yang of retirement income philosophies, was written by Dr. Wade Pfau and Jeremy Cooper. Modern Retirement Theory principles are summarized nicely in this piece. Challenger – The Yin and Yang Source:

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2 Schools of Thought on Retirement Income

2 Schools of Thought on Retirement Income  Source: Originally Posted April 2014   by Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA, is a professor of retirement income at The American College and the 2011 recipient of the Journal’s Montgomery-Warschauer Award. He hosts the Retirement Researcher blog at (   Dueling paradigms and contrary views […]

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