Personal Finance FAQ Series: What is a Safe Withdrawal Rate?

Once you’ve reached retirement, you’re going to have to rely on your accumulated assets and your income streams to live on, as you’re hopefully not going back to work. In this episode of the personal finance frequently asked questions series, we answer what you can safely withdraw to not need to live on cat food when you get older.

What is a Safe Withdrawal Rate?

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Jason Hull was the co-founder of Broadtree Partners, a firm that acquires $1-5MM EBITDA companies. He also was the co-founder of open source search consultancy OpenSource Connections, a premier Solr and ElasticSearch firm. He and his wife FIREd (financial independence retire early) at 46 and 45, respectively. He has a BS from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a MBA from the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business. He held a CFP certification from 2015 - 2021. You can read more about him in the About Page. If you live in Johnson County, Texas or the surrounding areas, he and his wife are cash buyers of Johnson County, Texas houses.