Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA, RICP®, is the program director of the Retirement Income Certified Professional designation and a professor of retirement income at The American College of Financial Services in King of Prussia, Pa. As well, he is a principal and director for McLean Asset Management. He holds a doctorate in economics from Princeton University and has published more than 60 peer-reviewed research articles in a wide variety of academic and practitioner journals.
He hosts the Retirement Researcher website, and is a contributor to Forbes, Advisor Perspectives, Journal of Financial Planning, and an expert panelist for the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of the books Safety-First Retirement Planning: An Integrated Approach for a Worry-Free Retirement, How Much Can I Spend in Retirement? A Guide to Investment-Based Retirement Income Strategies, and Reverse Mortgages: How to Use Reverse Mortgages to Secure Your Retirement.