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Author: peteyperson Big red star, 1000 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 5069  
Subject: Re: FIRE Benchmarks Date: 9/23/2003 12:08 PM
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He drowned out anyone who disagreed with him or was interested in other investments including real estate to build wealth. Many people have subsequently found that 4% if far too optimistic in the current environment where many including Warren Buffett say expect no better that 6-7% over the next decade. With a mixed investment portfolio, after deducting mgmt costs and holding back enough to cover inflation, you won't have 4% left. Simple math.

Visit nofeeboards.com and join the discussion on the FIRE board there. Many of the best Fools who wanted a broader based discussion moved there and the amount of noise and off-topic posts are massively reduced.

Petey


Mostly incorrect? Why is that? It seems as if he has quite a bit of data and analysis to back him up.

Volucris
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