The two camps can argue endlessly. We have nothing to contribute to that disagreement."
Seattlenative wrote: So what is the average, AA-weighted ER of your portfolios?
Rodc wrote:7.25% not counting contributions (or more correctly, XIRR type return, not annualized, YTD)
60/40 more or less
dbr wrote:I don't know anything specific, but it would seem to me that investing most of what one has in a single stable value fund is risk one would not want to take. If it is 100% of 20% of a portfolio that is one thing, but for someone 75% bonds and all in one SV fund, I am not so sure.
Taylor Larimore wrote:Mastermike:
Your mother could be an excellent candidate for The Three Fund Portfolio.
30% Total Stock Market Index Fund
10% Total International Index Fund
60% Total Bond Market Index Fund
The Three Fund Portfolio