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The bucket strategy – a research-based plan for protecting your wealth in retirement

Investing your retirement savings is a huge challenge – building enough wealth, protecting it once you’ve stopped working, and still managing to enjoy a decent standard of living. Most strategies for building wealth no longer work. But there is one research-backed plan that can help you manage your retirement savings to limit the risks.

Investing your retirement savings is a huge challenge – building enough wealth, protecting it once you’ve stopped working, and still managing to enjoy a decent standard of living. Most strategies for building wealth no longer work. But there is one research-backed plan that can help you manage your retirement savings to limit the risks.

Wealth manager and CIO Roger Montgomery joins the podcast to discuss:

  • How the bucket strategy was developed and how it works
  • Simple methods for limiting the downside when you’re no longer working
  • The importance of investing for the short, medium and long term in retirement, and
  • Tips and strategies for making the most of your accumulated wealth.

You can access this and previous episodes of the Your Wealth podcast now on iTunesPodbeanSpotify or at nabtrade.com.au/yourwealth

If you’re short on time, consider listening at 1.5-2x speed, which should be shown on the screen of your device as you listen. This won’t just reduce your listening time; it has also been shown to improve knowledge retention.


About the Author
Gemma Dale , nabtrade

Gemma Dale is Director of SMSF and Investor Behaviour at nabtrade. She is the host of the Your Wealth podcast, a fortnightly podcast for investors, featuring insights and updates from markets and finance experts across a range of topics. She provides regular market and finance commentary on ausbiz and in other media including AFR, the Australian, ABC and commercial tv and radio. Gemma was previously the Head of SMSF Solutions for nab, and the Head of Technical Services for MLC, where she led a team of specialists providing advice to advisers and their clients on SMSF, super, tax, social security and aged care.