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Average

is

not

normal

THE

LAST

  • 80 YEARS

THE

STOCK

MARKET

AVERAGED

10

percent

Average

is

not

normal

during

those

  • 80 years

ANNUAL

RETURNS

LOOKED

LIKE

THIS

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HOW MANY OF THOSE

RETURNS

WERE

BETWEEN

  • 9 AND

    • 11 percent

OR EVEN CLOSE TO:

average

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2 OUT OF

80

Average

is

not

normal

SO

YOU MAY

BE

PLANNING

ON

IN

REALITY

YOU

WILL

EXPERIENCE

?
?

DOES IT

MATTER

what

if

you

started

HERE
HERE

VS.

HERE
HERE

THEN

it

would

have

mattered

to

YOU

Average

is

not

normal