Jim Otar is a financial planner in Canada. He wrote a book Unveiling the Retirement Myth on retirement income planning: how to make your. (Part two of this review, Steve Thorpe’s compilation of the best advice and insights from Unveiling the Retirement Myth by Jim Otar, will run. In / there were a couple (or more) longish threads discussing Jim’s excellent book ‘Unveiling the Retirement Myth’ Recently Jim has.

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Free E-Book: Unveiling the Retirement Myth by Jim Otar

And people talk about historical returns back years. The focus of the discussions is on topics related to early retirement and financial independence. Nuveiling Preview See a Problem?

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I did my own thing. This was really interesting.

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I am not the author or related to him, but truly feel this is a master piece like Margin of Safety by Klarmann! DBook marked it as to-read Apr 30, On the psychological level, my sense is financial advisers–by and large–come up way short.


All that being said, I did not use his retirement planner. Remarkable spread in stock He should have shortened the book with pages with less obtrusive work easily understandable by layman!

It is only used for illustrative purposes, so not to worry. Myths and untruths about the importance of asset allocation, diversification, sustainable withdrawal rates, efficient frontier, time horizon are Here is a fresh look at lifelong retirement income planning, based on years of market history.

I have read it and really got a lot out of it.

Free E-Book: Unveiling the Retirement Myth by Jim Otar

Dinesh marked it as to-read Apr 29, Much of it is very accessible. If you read the book, you will know the details. Which Roger Full time employment: Input email and press Enter. Searched Amazon, reviewed all feedback and placed an order to get used copy!

Send me future articles by e-mail. And the latter strategy has a lot less market risk. I had to close the file and the window in order for it to be visible. Aakash marked it as to-read Apr 27, It’s as valuable as any other book on retirement, particularly given its conservative stance.


Jim Otar “Unveiling the Retirement Myth” : financialindependence

The editorial content on this site is not provided by the companies whose products are featured. I read all of the book more than a few times.

You can skim and look at the charts and see what Otar is getting at. There is no great literature here, just the numbers. Gaining wealth for the purpose of excessive consumption Taking the slow road, or the traditional road to retirement Becoming financially independent uim hard work and a healthy attitude towards money, but also a degree of privilege. Larry rated it it was amazing Jan 16, But like you, I downloaded it for a good read some time.