Re: FIRECALC question
The text next to the selection for those assets says: "A mixed portfolio consisting of the following assets (based on performance since 1927)", so the samples go back to . . . 1927.
The data comes from ESRBob, who obtained the numbers from Dimensional Funds Advisors (DFA) for use in his own research for his book, and graciously provided it for use in FIRECalc. See page 166 in his book for more reference info.
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