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Subject:  Re: Rent Vs. Buy -- the 5% Rule Date:  5/24/2021  11:22 AM
Author:  MataroPete Number:  102884 of 104799

Sure. That's why he's using a 6% return for the stock market instead of the long term historical average of 10%.

I took Engr27's question about lower returns not just going to a more moderate 6% growth, but much less. Asked another way, "with stock market valuations at all time highs wouldn't we expect lower returns going forward such as 2 or 3% or just flat for a while?"

How might that play out?

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