NY/NJ/CT 11/21/10 Meeting Follow Up

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NY/NJ/CT 11/21/10 Meeting Follow Up

Postby avram53 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:49 am

Rob has sent me the following helpful information to follow up on yesterday's meeting: (feel free to continue discussions here with local members)
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Ave - there was a gentlemen, I think Frank, who was having some questions about SS supplementary insurance. I didn't really have an answer (I just went with AARP for Mom). However I just read this article which addresses calculating what works best for you. It might help him.

http://www.consumeraffairs.com....-plan.html

The second was the gentlemen who stated stocks and bonds have always had about the same returns. I checked and even in the last 40-50 years, it is not true. There was a period where it was.

Over the last 36 years they have been about the same
http://seekingalpha.com/articl....statistics

Here are numbers from 1928 onward:

http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~ad....retSP.html
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