The question we get asked most often is ‘how do I get income from my retirement accounts into my checking account when I retire’? Most people understand the 4% rule, but few ask how investments pay the bills.
The reason is likely because phrases like withdrawal and drawdown strategy are not very sexy. Well, this isn’t going to be sexy. But it will be short and to the point.
The second most popular question is, ‘what about penalties if I retire before 59.5’? That will have to wait until next week!