To the author of EGGS in Your Nest, the most attractive option for growing a retirement savings account appeared to be equity markets investing. A plan that was “certain to work reasonably well,” that will “keep things simple,” and not “swing for the fences,” to borrow Warren Buffett’s annual letter advice to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that want to invest for retirement, is what this book offers.
EGGS in Your Nest will provide how-to details of the solid-logic plan that’s worked better than even the author expected.
If you invested per that plan, in good market years and bad, why would it not be expected to work for you as well as it has for its developer and others who have been shown how to use it?
Throughout the last 50 years of the 20th century, the prudent, easiest, and most cost effective way to self-manage a retirement savings stock/bond equities market portfolio was to depend on low-fee index funds.
But in the 21st century it hasn’t been as easy to do as it was in the 20th.
How disappointing index funds would have been after these 12 years:
Bush – Gore election date, November 7, 2000: S&P 500 was 1431.87.
Obama – Romney election date November 6, 2012: S&P 500 was 1428.39.
Wow! What’s our investment plan in this risky century!?! The aim of EGGS in Your Nest is to offer a proven plan answer to that question.