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Below we have listed an outline of topics we are working on or thinking about. Some of them already have a link to a blog post. Others to come soon, so stay tuned! We also like to hear about suggestions for things to write about!

Latest posts:

Ask Big Ern: A Safe Withdrawal Rate Case Study for “Captain Ron”

The Ultimate Guide to Safe Withdrawal Rates – Part 17: More on Social Security and Pensions (and why we should call the 4% Rule the “4% Rule of Thumb”)

We are so skewed!

Good and Bad Reasons to Love the Mortgage Interest Deduction

The ERN Family Early Retirement Capital Preservation Plan

Ask Big Ern: A Safe Withdrawal Rate Case Study for “John Smith”

Good Advice vs. Feel-Good Advice

The Ultimate Guide to Safe Withdrawal Rates – Part 16: Early Retirement in a Low-Return World (and why we don’t worry about Jack Bogle’s return prediction)

The Ultimate Guide to Safe Withdrawal Rates – Part 15: More Thoughts on Sequence of Return Risk

How to invest a windfall: Lump Sum or Dollar Cost Averaging?

The end of CAPE Fear? What happens to the Shiller CAPE ratio when we roll out the weak 2008/09 earnings?

The Ultimate Guide to Safe Withdrawal Rates – Part 6: A 2000-2016 case study (or: Welcome to the Potemkin Retirement Village)

Grand Canyon Rim to Rim Hike

General:

Asset Allocation:

Financial Planners and Robo-advisers:

Withdrawal Rates:

Real Estate:

Taxes:

Derivatives: