Pound Cost Ravaging: Sequence Risk and Safe Withdrawal Rates In Retirement Portfolios
Publication Date: February, 2015
This paper is a deep dive into how the combination of sequencing risk and volatility drag is exacerbated by portfolio withdrawals, resulting in ‘pound cost ravaging.’   Pound Cost Ravaging Paper 3dCover

This subtle, yet dangerous risk is often ignored and could wreak major havoc to clients’ retirement plans.

In the paper, we present some insight into the latest research on Safe Withdrawal Rates for UK clients, a useful foundation for advising clients on how best to ensure their retirement pot doesn’t run out before they do.

We hope you enjoy reading this paper as much as we’ve enjoyed writing it. Drop us a line to let us know what you think and how you’re addressing the issues raised within your firm.