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What's Your Investment Return? Setting Expectations for Your Stock and Bond Portfolio

Do you remember the course you took back in high school, or maybe your freshman year of college, that taught you about how to manage your personal finances and invest your money?

If you're thinking something along the lines of, No, I never took a class like that -- that kind of class doesn't exist! then rest assured: That's how 99% of people would likely answer this question.

The fact is, we don't receive this kind of education in schools. Rarely do we get it from our parents either, and our friends or co-workers aren't much help because they're in the same boat.

The Importance of Earning an Objective Financial Education

Learning about how

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