Retirement; like your parents, but way cooler
In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age
of 38. Now, into their 4th decade of this
financially independent lifestyle, they invite you
to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.
Could the Dow Jones
Industrial Average, DJIA,
200,000 by 2041?
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli
Here's a question for you: Could the Dow Jones hit 200,000 by 2041?
"What? Have you lost your mind? If that is
the case I am buying stocks today!" You might say.
Letís have a show of hands. How many of you
plan to be around in twenty years? Seems all of you have your hands up.
Now, how many of you are invested in the
Not everyone I see. My question to you is, why not?
Time for investment
Some say it's not wise to be
investing now, while others let their political views obscure their financial risks.
Is this a good time to be investing in the
markets? Honestly, I do not know. But I do know that for the past 100 years,
the DJIA has averaged 10 percent per year with
the chart below.
Recently the Dow Jones Industrial Average,
DJIA, closed above 35,000. But what about in twenty years?
We have already documented
power of the markets and the
rule, two useful money management tools, but what about the expected
growth of the market over the next two decades?
Pessimist or optimist?
If you are a pessimist you probably doubt
the market will sustain its averages. However, if you are an optimist you are
thinking it will be more than 10 percent per year for the next 20 years
Letís take a look at some numbers.
With the Dow Jones Industrial Average
35,000 and with an historic 10% annual return, you can see
that it is not out of reach to hit 200,000 in 20 years. Remember that your
never sleeps and that
time is an
asset worth considering.
It's sensible to utilize all financial
tools available to you in order to manage your retirement nest egg. Nothing
guaranteed in Life, so to sharpen your skills and find out more of what
is available to you, take a look at our
Education Page and our
Calculators and Worksheets Page.
Have everything in line to support you,
and never give up on your dreams.
About the Authors
Early Lifestyle appeals to a different
kind of person Ė the person who prizes their
independence, values their time, and who doesnít
want to mindlessly follow the crowd.
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