Do ‘Bucket’ Investment Strategies Make Sense in Retirement? – The Wall Street Journal

What do you think about “bucket” strategies when it comes to managing investments in retirement? Do buckets, in the long run, produce better results than other withdrawal strategies?

Using a bucket strategy—dividing your money into a handful of simple categories for an important goal—is a fine way to manage and tap your nest egg in later life. This approach, though, likely does more for your mental health than it does for your portfolio.