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About this course

This course will be particularly valuable to members in industry and to practitioners who have or advise on retirement planning. Topics covered are:
• market history and retirement,
• common myths and pitfalls in retirement planning
• the impact of luck on retirement math
• contributors of luck factor: sequence of returns, inflation, reverse-dollar-cost-averaging
• the impact of asset allocation strategies, withdrawal strategies
• math of loss, time to recover
• optimum asset allocation
• purpose-driven sustainable withdrawal rates and stress test
• the zone strategy
• how much income is enough, how do you determine if savings are insufficient, sufficient or abundant
• income from other sources, such as CPP, OAS, SPP, annuities
• epilogue: five-year checkup

The course covers everything you need to know about math of retirement income. After completing this course, you will have a better understanding of retirement concerns and the proper tools necessary to plan for retirement.

What you will learn?
Learn the math of retirement income planning for lifelong income that is based on actual market history (and not some forecast assumptions), sustainable withrawal rates, asset allocation, income allocation
Skills Covered
FINANCIAL HEALTHFINANCIAL PLANNINGPERSONAL FINANCEFINANCIAL MODELLING
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2.5 hours on-demand video
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Intermediate level
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2.5 hours
Guide
Section 1.
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Otar's Retirement Income Planning (Cdn)
2h 6m 9s
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23 questions
Learn from the best
Cemil (Jim) OTAR / INSTRUCTOR
Mathematician of Retirement

Jim was a financial planner and a professional engineer until his retirement in 2018. His past articles on retirement planning won the CFP Board Article Awards in 2001 and 2002. He is the author of over one hundred articles and several books. He has been giving courses, workshops and presentations on the topic of retirement income planning since 2003 since 1997. In his retirement, he continues writing articles and giving workshops on advanced retirement income planning. He is also learning creative writing in his spare time.