These are the investment guidelines our firm uses. We invite you to adapt it and share it with your clients.
Among advisors, 4% is the magic number for retirement planning. We are told that the only way to achieve this return is to allocate a substantial amount to risky assets, such as stocks, real estate and alternative investments. It is possible, however, to earn a return of 4% from the lowly, misunderstood tax-exempt municipal bond.