Articles about ORP and retirement
ORP Overview - A description of ORP's purpose and capabilities.
Introduction to ORP - A brief introduction into ORP as an Linear programming application and a review of ORP's important assumptions.
ORP Model Description - How ORP does optimal distributions from Tax-Advantaged Retirement Accounts
ORP server architecture - A diagram of ORP's structure and principle components.
The Use of Historical Averages - A discussion of the pros and cons of using constant averages to represent investment rates of return and other rates in retirement plan modeling.
Consequences of Not Modeling Income Taxes - A brief discussion on the importances of including progressive income taxes in retire models.
A Comparison of ORP and Forecaster3 - Forecaster 3 is a retirement plan simulator the is available on the Internet at no charge. This document contrasts ORP's optimization to Forecaster 3' simulation.
A Monte Carlo Linear Programming Implementation - A description of how ORP's Monte Carlo option is integrated into a linear programming application.
A Critique of Monte Carlo Retirement Calculators - A discussion of the use and abuse of the Monte Carlo method in retirement planning calculators.
Validating the Optimal Retirement Planner - A paper that discusses the validity of ORP's optimal plans.
A Comparison of ORP to Other Retirement Planning Tools - Compares ORP's input parameter set to an industry standard.
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