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Re: Blog post: Should I stay or should I go now… to a cheaper fund?
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2017, 09:06:56 am »
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Re: Blog post: Should I stay or should I go now… to a cheaper fund?
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2017, 01:53:29 pm »
Curious what rate of return you used in the calculator? That will also have an effect on the outcome.
Might be nice to have this as one of the inputs - e.g. a balanced fund (e.g. RA/Pension/Preservation) in theory will have a lower return than a pure equity fund (e.g. TFSA)
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Re: Blog post: Should I stay or should I go now… to a cheaper fund?
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2017, 04:10:23 pm »
Curious what rate of return you used in the calculator? That will also have an effect on the outcome.
Might be nice to have this as one of the inputs - e.g. a balanced fund (e.g. RA/Pension/Preservation) in theory will have a lower return than a pure equity fund (e.g. TFSA)
Yes good point. I'm using 6.8% over inflation. I don't have figures for a typical South African balanced fund return gross of fees, any ideas?

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Re: Blog post: Should I stay or should I go now… to a cheaper fund?
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2017, 08:17:00 am »
Good question! :)
I usually guesstimate ~15% for pure equity and ~10-12% for balanced (i.e. inflation +9 and inflation +4-6% respectively)
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