hiriskpaul wrote:ps, on the "what can I expect, if I'm doing what I choose to do", you can expect a good outcome, even with a 4% SWR. The problem though is not the expected or average outcome, but the huge dispersion in outcomes - a small chance of running out of money to dying extremely wealthy. .
That it EXACTLY the reason for the thread. It's not the issue of being the most wealthy corpse in the yard that concerns me, but the small chance of being the man I give the coin to outside the supermarket.
He's great. Always polite, calls me young man. But I swear that I'm the older....
As I have been saying, IF I lived in the US and invested in the US I could take comfort from the calculators and research. As I don't, I benefit from state pension, so will almost certainly be ok. However I would like to do the calculations based upon being outside the US.