Weekend Reading: What Global Withdrawal Rates Teach Us About Ideal Retirement Portfolios

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Most retirement studies focus on US data. But what happens when we consider how portfolios might perform under the worst economic conditions, not just the American experience?


This comprehensive analysis looks at various asset combinations across ten different countries, revealing surprising results.

Turns out, a globally diversified portfolio, including a moderate amount of gold, could offer greater resilience in the face of economic downturns.

This approach challenges the traditional US-centric view and suggests that a more balanced approach could be the key to a financially secure retirement, even in the most challenging global scenarios.