Why the 2000s Were GREAT for Retirement Savers

The US stock market was essentially flat for the 2000s, the so-called “lost decade.” So how can that be such a great deal for investors who are saving for retirement? It all depends on your perspective looking back and what you expect for the future.

This edition of Finance Friday starts with a quiz on investment return patterns. Think you can pass it? Let me know if you chose Option A or Option B.

(PS. I know I kind of broke the rules for Youtube video length. But this topic just took a while to explain, and it’s important, especially for retirement savers who want to maximize their retirement readiness. Thanks for bearing with me!)

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About Mike Wilson

Michael L. Wilson, MBA, CFP®, CRC®, is the owner of Integrity Financial Planning. Prior to founding Integrity in 1998, he worked for two years as a faculty member at the College for Financial Planning in Denver, training other financial advisors. Mike has 10 years of experience in the mutual fund industry, having worked with Fidelity Investments and Invesco Mutual Funds. He holds an MBA in Finance from Baylor University. Learn more about his work at www.integrityplanner.com.
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