Sources For Historical Annual Return Data

Where does the annual return data come from?

For annual return data we use appoximately 45 years of historical data from these ETFs:

Cash: 1 Month CD Rate From Federal Reserve Data

Short Term Bonds: iShares Short Term Bond ETF (SHY)

Medium Term Bonds: iShares Medium Term Bond ETF (IEF)

Long Term Bonds: iShares Long Term Bond ETF (TLT)

Value Stocks: iShares Russell 1000 Value Index (IWD)

Growth Stocks: iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index (IWF)

International Developed Stocks: SPDR S&P World Ex-US (GWL)

Emerging Market Stocks: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets (EEM)

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