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Re: Moving away from cash

Thanks a million for the post OGD, I am sorry I haven't been available to reply sooner. Your plan makes a lot of sense to me but I do have a few questions. If I end up putting the majority of my net worth in my 401K, does that cause many problems for me if I need the extra money in 5, 10, maybe 20 y...
by LEGO7
Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:17 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Moving away from cash
Replies: 15
Views: 1872

Re: Moving away from cash

Like others have said, read up a bit and try to come to terms with what your real risk tolerance is. Having said that, i ran your current investments in Morningstar's Instant X-ray tool. As it stands now, your current allocations are: 25% Cash 61% Stock (66% US, 34% Intl) 13% Bonds 1% other (Gold) ...
by LEGO7
Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:48 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Moving away from cash
Replies: 15
Views: 1872

Re: Moving away from cash

First off, welcome to the forum, LEGO7! Second off, a few of the initial responses were a bit harsh. Most everybody screws up investing when they are in their 20s--I know I did. That just the reality of life. That's okay as long as you continue to save during those years which it looks like you've ...
by LEGO7
Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:44 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Moving away from cash
Replies: 15
Views: 1872

Re: Moving away from cash

I have added the expense ratios of the 401K: Am Cent Equity Income Inv $8.53 379.420 5 $3,236.45 - (0.95%) BlackRock S&P 500 Stock Fd Svc $191.83 9.045 5 $1,735.10 (0.35%) Dreyfus Bond Market Index Inv $10.54 745.503 10 $7,857.60 (0.4%) Federated Mid-Cap Index $25.37 264.057 10 $6,699.13 (0.55%)...
by LEGO7
Sun Jun 23, 2013 3:13 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Moving away from cash
Replies: 15
Views: 1872

Moving away from cash

I am a newbie here looking for some thoughtful advice on how to start putting some of my cash back into the market. Any advice on some of my allocations or funds would be appreciated greatly also. My networth is around 147k, with 71k sitting in low interest cash account. 31 y/o - engineer - 70k annu...
by LEGO7
Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:13 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Moving away from cash
Replies: 15
Views: 1872

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