Investing Blog Roundup: Is This a Terrible Time to Retire?

Given the market’s performance over the last nine years (a gain of roughly 400% since the bottom in early 2009), many people are asking themselves whether they can now afford to retire. The flip side of that coin is that portfolio values are high precisely because stock valuations are also quite high. And high stock valuations means low expected returns. In addition, inflation-adjusted interest rates are not especially generous right now.

This week Christine Benz takes a look at these concerns and asks what, if anything, would-be retirees can do about them.

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