Wharton Pension Research Council Working Papers

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The published version of this Working Paper may be found in the 2000 publication: Forecasting Retirement Needs and Retirement Wealth.

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All findings, interpretations, and conclusions of this paper represent the views of the author(s) and not those of the Wharton School or the Pension Research Council. © 2000 Pension Research Council of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. All rights reserved.


The authors thank Dennis Kwong, John Adams, and Jim Safka at Intuit for their assistance in processing the Survey of Consumer Finances data files through the Quicken Financial Planner testing program. They also thank Eric Engen, William Gale, Ron Gebhardtsbauer, Larry Kotlikoff, Joyce Manchester, Jim Poterba, Anna Rappaport, Martin Feldstein, and seminar participants at the Federal Reserve Board, the Pension Research Council, and the NBER Summer Institute for helpful comments, discussions, and suggestions.

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Date Posted: 26 February 2020