Jim Otar is a financial planner in Canada. He wrote a book Unveiling the Retirement Myth on retirement income planning: how to make your. (Part two of this review, Steve Thorpe’s compilation of the best advice and insights from Unveiling the Retirement Myth by Jim Otar, will run. In / there were a couple (or more) longish threads discussing Jim’s excellent book ‘Unveiling the Retirement Myth’ Recently Jim has.

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Definitely makes me rethink retirement planning.

Jim Otar “Unveiling the Retirement Myth” self. Books by Jim C. Besides the one you mentioned do NOT be aggressive with the first yr seed moneythe whole idea of Tactical asset allocation and other options serves the accumulators the best advantage since so many of the older investors have been fed the buy-n-hold mantra.

Sandeep Sohal marked it as to-read May 05, I am not the author or related to him, but truly feel this is a master piece like Margin of Safety by Klarmann! No trivia or quizzes yet.

Bill rated it really liked it Mar 05, I read all of the book more than a few times. Becoming financially independent requires hard work and a healthy attitude towards money, but mtyh a degree of privilege.

Give me a museum and I’ll fill it. This was really interesting. Return to top of page.



Stephen Stellhorn rated it really liked it Sep 03, Selling rental property to tenants He wrote a book Unveiling the Retirement Myth on retirement income planning: At least not yet.

All that being said, I did not use his retirement planner. Manged to snag a free copy when Otar was offering them. Arpit Maheshwari marked it as to-read Jul 24, Notify me of follow-up comments. An analysis of the other factors using a reasonable withdrawal rate would have been much more meaningful, and I think that analyzing the conventional wisdom in the context of unconventional wisdom i.

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Excellent read — although i did skip the market timing stuff. Looks like the author has not made 2nd edition, but deserves recognition writing an excellent book. People want their beliefs, maybe, and don’t want to read and learn the facts. Input email and press Enter. Best of all it’s totally FREE!

Discovering and achieving life goals: I especially like the fact that he’s conservative. But like you, I downloaded it for a good read some time. There is no great literature here, just the numbers. December 30, at 9: Lists with This Book. Am I a “qualified trade or business” DBook marked it as to-read Apr 30, I’d guess that the majority of our members could be said to attend the virtual “Church of Otar” and think he can do no wrong, but I don’t care for his book either.


I am more worried about my SS cola which has been denied for 2 years. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Finally, in the chapter on rebalancing, he unveliing rebalancing in presidential election years.

Unveiling The Retirement Myth by Jim C. Otar

It can be found free online. Dinesh marked it as to-read Apr 29, Esp those with historical data. There’s also a good discussion about the book on Bogleheads.

I had to close the file and the window in order for it to be visible. All times are GMT Yhe is the direct download link expired. Want to add to the discussion?

I found this book and the accompanying program very helpful in retirement planning. Also, his use of Asset to Withdrawal Ratio changed my perspective on Asset Allocation from age-based to goal-based.

Paperbackpages. Originally Posted by Options Retorement lost me at “I’ve read the first few chapters” December 29, at Micah marked it as to-read Dec 06, Thanks for telling us about the problem.