Report Finds Home Values Underperform Other Assets

Don't count on home equity to come through with a significant portion of retirement funding, cautions a new report by Fidelity Investments.
According to the study, home values underperformed stocks and bonds over every five- and 10-year period from 1963 to 2005. Home values have been slightly above the returns on treasury bills during the same time, according to the report, "The Equity You Live In: The Home as a Retirement Savings and