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 Gordon Pape is a well known investing and personal finance guru and author, 2009
 Gordon Pape is a well known investing and personal finance guru and author, 2009
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This 'very conservative' portfolio has returned 8% annually

It’s been several months since I looked at the Very Conservative Portfolio I created for my Internet Wealth Builder newsletter. When I last updated it in the fall, it was bearing the scars of the fallout from interest rate fears that began in May 2013 and had lost 4.8 per cent in the previous six months.