Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA

Professor, Researcher & Consultant
The American College

Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA, is a Professor of Retirement Income in the New York Life Ph.D. Program for Financial and Retirement Planning at The American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. He also serves a Principal and Director of Retirement Research for McLean Asset Management and inStream Solutions.

He holds a doctorate in economics from Princeton University and publishes frequently in a wide variety of academic and practitioner research journals on topics related to retirement income. He hosts the Retirement Researcher website, and is a monthly columnist for Advisor Perspectives, a RetireMentor for MarketWatch, a contributor to Forbes, and an Expert Panelist for the Wall Street Journal. His research has been discussed in outlets including the print editions of The Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Money Magazine.