No. of Recommendations: 1 has their own fund screener that works fairly well. It only goes back 10 years though. I had them list all funds from both fund families that have done 10% or better on average for at least 10 years.

I took out specialty and sector funds and the following are the results:

Vanguard Capital Opp (Mid Growth: MG) 14.69% - closed
Vanguard Strategic Equity (MB) 13.86%
Vanguard Primecap (LB) 12.92% - closed
American Funds Capital World (World Stock: WS) 12.79%
American Growth Fund of America (LG) 12.02%
Vanguard Windsor II (LV) 11.83%
Vanguard Global Equity (WS) 11.43%
American AMCAP (LG) 11.03%
American Fundamental (LV) 10.97%
Vanguard Equity Income (LV) 10.80%
Vanguard Explorer (SG) 10.78%
American Washington Mutual (LV) 10.68%
American ICA (LV) 10.68%
American New Perspective (WS) 10.59%
Vanguard Small Cap Index (SB) 10.48%

Return is net of fees.

Considering that American Funds have ONLY 29 funds in total, they have 7 of them that have 10% or better returns over the last 10 years. Vanguard has 12 out of 101. I think your wife will be OK.
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