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Asset Allocation

Optimizers: What Can They Do?

Deciding on an asset allocation is hard work. If you want to find the most efficient portfolio using only a pencil and paper, you'd need about three years to do it. Out of millions of possible combinations, only one is the most efficient, and it's not easy to find.

Not surprisingly, computer-based optimization programs have traditionally been the province of large fund managers or financial planners, and have not been available to retail investors at an affordable price.

The information provided here is intended to help you understand the general issue and does not constitute any tax, investment or legal advice. Consult your financial, tax or legal advisor regarding your own unique situation and your company's benefits representative for rules specific to your plan.
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