The following table lists 2018 total returns for various examples of “lazy portfolios”.
Some of the portfolios (Coffeehouse and Coward’s) are designed as 60/40 stock/bond portfolios. Other portfolios (Armstrong Ideal and Swensen) are designed as 70/30 stock/bond portfolios. The two-fund, three-fund, and four-fund portfolios are scaled to similar stock/bond allocations. The returns are derived from investments in investor share class Vanguard index funds.
2018 total return
|Ferri Core four||-4.98%||-5.63%|
|Vanguard Core four||-4.98%||-5.95%|