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Think you can't do better than the markets? I say you can.

I'm no whiz, but here's how I have done in my IRA vs the markets YTD to 3/31 and for the past year, per my Fidelity info:

My IRA investments: YTD 3/31: +19.58% 1 year: +31.99%

Dow Jones: YTD 3/31: -0.15% 1 year: +15.66%

NAS: YTD 3/31: +0.83% 1 year: +30.18%

Russell 3000: YTD 3/31: +1.97% 1 year: +22.61%

S & P: YTD 3/31: +1.81% 1 year: +21.86%

Not bad, I'd say, for an amateur!

How are you doing?

Retired Vermonter
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