Author Topic: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!  (Read 3731 times)

ChaseJuggler

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Re: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2015, 08:15:35 AM »
Haha, guess you're doing things wrong. Clearly you will have to work 4 more years than expected, because their retirement quiz must be right. So sad that they can't fathom earlier retirement. But by today's standards 45 isn't too shabby. By Mustachian standards it's sub par.

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Re: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2015, 09:03:50 AM »
That seems ridiculous to have an age restriction for that. It should only be able to tell you that your $1.2 million (or whatever your FIRE number may be) is drastically too low and that you need to work XX amount of years before you can even begin to think about retiring.

Now stop being crazy and get back to work.

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Re: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2015, 11:01:11 AM »
You're telling me I can't retire later than 99??! I plan to work past 100 dammit!

I guess to be fair it might be because a longer retirement (50+ years) would rely on too few historical periods to give reliable data on stock market returns.

I also hate the calculators that have a fixed lower floor on "% of working income in retirement", usually 80%. So if I make $500,000 it would be impossible for me to live on $100k?
« Last Edit: April 03, 2015, 11:04:07 AM by Scandium »

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Re: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2015, 12:06:24 PM »
And you didn't link the quiz? Come on.

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Re: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2015, 02:02:42 PM »
And you didn't link the quiz? Come on.

Agreed. Come on ChaseJuggler, I wanted to break this quiz too!

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Re: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2015, 03:30:07 PM »
And you didn't link the quiz? Come on.

Hint: The original post IS a link!

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Re: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2015, 03:36:39 PM »
And you didn't link the quiz? Come on.

Hint: The original post IS a link!

No, it's a link to a screenshot.  Not to the quiz.  And I wanna break it, too!

ChaseJuggler

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Re: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2015, 03:13:32 AM »
You have to have an account with them to access the quiz. Sorry!

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Re: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!
« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2015, 10:54:45 AM »
Hilarious...

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Re: I took Prudential's Investor Style Quiz!
« Reply #10 on: April 05, 2015, 12:27:30 PM »
I love how it says "the <b>correct</b> are ages between 45 and 99" (emphasis mine). hahaha...