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<<Is it Foolish to participate in the additional offerings? Does anybody know how their expected returns compare to the S&P 500? Thanks.>>
*******************************************************If the two offerings are index funds with index fund-like expense ratios, I think you should divide your money among the three different index funds, i.e. S&P500, Wilshire 4500, and Morgan Stanley EAFE.

There is nothing wrong with index fund investing. In fact, if I were limited to mutual funds, I would invest in index funds and diversify across asset classes. It's a smart way to invest.
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