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Wade Pfau

Professor of Retirement Income

The American College of Financial Services


Wade Pfau is a professor of retirement income at The American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. He also serves as a principal and director for McLean Asset Management, helping to build retirement income solutions for clients. Mr. Pfau's research article on safe saving rates won the inaugural Journal of Financial Planning Montgomery-Warschauer Editor's Award. He actively publishes research on retirement topics in a wide variety of academic and practitioner research journals. Mr. Pfau has also contributed to the curriculum of the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) and the Retirement Management Analyst (RMA) designation programs for financial advisors. He is a frequent speaker about retirement income at national conferences. Mr. Pfau is a CFA charterholder and holds a doctorate in economics from Princeton University.

Content from Wade Pfau

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What is Your Safe Savings Rate
11/12/2019 9:26 am EST

What do you need to save every year to fund your retirement, Wade Pfau discusses the "Safe Savings R...

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Pre & Post Retirement Planning
11/04/2019 12:41 pm EST

Investors should examine their portfolio to make sure they are positioned correctly. It is important...

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Annuities: Friend or Foe?
10/21/2019 2:16 pm EST

Annuities often get a bad name--especially if you listen to Ken Fisher--but Wade Pfue believes that ...

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Safe Retirement Planning
10/21/2019 1:56 pm EST

Wade Pfau discusses safe retirement planning. How to build a retirement portfolio in a negative and ...