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Investors should periodically evaluate their risk tolerance with the help of a skilled financial advisor... The Risk/Return of a well-constructed investment portfolio stems from its Defensive/Growth split. Bonds are defensive assets. Stocks are growth oriented assets.
"The 4% spending rule states that retirees with a diversified portfolio split between stocks and bonds can safely withdraw 4% of their initial balance at retirement, adjusting the dollar amount for inflation each year thereafter."
"For the average American couple at age 65, home equity makes up more than two-thirds of their total wealth, according to 2011 U.S. Census data. More specifically, the median net worth for married couples age 65 and older is $284,790. Of this amount, $192,552 is in home equity, and $92,238 is in non-equity assets, including [...]
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SP’s Low Volatility Strategy: Snapshot of Account “BEC1” Investment Performance using IB Portfolio Analyst
Presented in the graphic shown below is the inception-to-date comparative performance of Successful Portfolios’ Low Volatility Investment Strategy (BEC1) and a blended index of 70% Vanguard Total World Stock Index ETF (VT) and 30% Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND). We prepared this presentation using Interactive Brokers Portfolio Analyst.
SP’s Mean Reversion Strategy: Snapshot of Account “EC1” Investment Performance using IB Portfolio Analyst
We present the inception-to-date comparative performance of Successful Portfolios' Mean Reversion Investment Strategy (EC1) and the Vanguard Total World Stock Index ETF (VT). We prepared the presentation using Interactive Brokers Portfolio Analyst.