There’s a good deal of confusion over what return a retail investor should expect. Not many years ago, a 10% annualized return was a standard guesstimate from a financial adviser. Unsurprisingly, many near-retirees still use that rule of thumb.
However, low current interest rates being what they are, many of the top financiers today talk of accepting 5%, perhaps 6% at best.
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