As the investment world turns, we look back at our amazing ten-year bull market run. In those ten years, you could have had the possibility of gaining 10-12% with a conservative strategy. Realistically, a conservative strategy yields a 3-4% average return, and they work well for investors that have a low tolerance for risk or are drawing down their funds in retirement. So, what do these bull market runs create in the minds of investors? Overconfidence in the market. Unrealistic expectations of an average return. Individuals willing to take more risk than they are naturally comfortable with.
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