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by bubbadogs
Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Retirement [Portfolio help]
Replies: 7
Views: 649

Re: Retirement [Portfolio help]

Sorry for confusion. We are both teachers. My wife in PA. and I on NJ. I qualify for a veteran retirement in the New Jersey state pension fund which provides 54.5% of final years salary at age 55 as well as a military pension that I can receive at age 60 (approx $1200/month). Thanks again for your i...
by bubbadogs
Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Retirement [Portfolio help]
Replies: 7
Views: 649

Re: Retirement [Portfolio help]

Much appreciated Livesoft. You definately gave me some things to consider.
by bubbadogs
Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:45 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Retirement [Portfolio help]
Replies: 7
Views: 649

Re: Retirement [Portfolio help]

Are you sure about your pension being based on "final year's salary"? Most that I've heard of are based on average of last 3-5 years. Are you in a different PA pension system from this? http://www.psers.state.pa.us/nearingretirement/retirementestimate.htm Final Average Salary The most com...
by bubbadogs
Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:35 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Retirement [Portfolio help]
Replies: 7
Views: 649

Retirement [Portfolio help]

Some advice please!!! Current retirement assets (Roth and 403(b)'s) are in the mid $300K range (wife and I combined). We are both school teachers with a successful summer business. We have three children and have 529 accounts for two of the three (more later). While we've done well lately, as have s...

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