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Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA

Recent posts by Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA

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Optimizing Retirement Income by Combining Actuarial Science and Investments

By Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA on 12/11/19 1:00 PM

Actuarial science principles can contribute to better retirement outcomes. Actuarial science allows personal retirement planning to be treated more like a defined-benefit pension plan. These plans can pool financial market risks between different cohorts and can pool longevity risk between different individuals within the same cohort.