Stan gives quality rankings, but no word on costs.
Here's an article on SPIA costs from Retire Early I haven't seen before, although it's possible it was posted several years ago.
And, "earnings failed to meet forecasts." Or, so much for assuming responsibility for crappy forecasting.
Can't get excited about bond funds
They say they mimic the s&p 500 but weight it equally instead of the cap based
mwnivek wrote:Here's the link to the pdf: https://advisors.vanguard.com/iwe/pdf/ISGFBI.pdf?cbdForceDomain=true
Looking at the Moderate LifeStrategy fund during 2008, it appears to fall further then a similar mix of total Stock, Bond, and International. (by my calculations falling ~37% instead of ~33%)