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Re: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]

Dandy, Thank you for the congratulations on the baby and it is my honor to serve the country in the Military. In regards to your comments, they are much appreciated. I do have my emergency fund, my plan for that was to put 20K in I-Bonds (which I cannot touch for a year) and keep about 65K in my sav...
by jugbutle
Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:29 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]
Replies: 15
Views: 1596

Re: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]

RetiredJG & NYBoglehead, They have made a ROTH TSP available very recently. For 2013 everything is now going in my ROTH TSP instead of just the regular TSP. Do you think it makes since to convert my TSP that i currently have now over to the Roth TSP? I haven't really looked into it but I should ...
by jugbutle
Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:08 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]
Replies: 15
Views: 1596

Re: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]

RetiredJg, Thanks for the feedback, you probably think its a excellent idea because you pretty much made the recommendation. There is an extra 35K in the taxable because i didn't include my emergency fund in my original post and i had a little more money then what i originally thought. :D I'm not to...
by jugbutle
Sun Feb 10, 2013 2:34 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]
Replies: 15
Views: 1596

Re: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]

Thank you all so much for the feedback and responses. They were all very insightful and gave me the much needed encouragement to do a little more research. After looking at your suggestions and comments I have taken away the following: - Rethink my asset allocation. Before I was only looking at my r...
by jugbutle
Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:34 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]
Replies: 15
Views: 1596

Re: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]

NYBoglehead, Thanks for the response. I do max out both my wife's and my ROTH IRA's and TSP every year. I'm not really familiar with I Bonds, can you buy those through Vanguard's web site? I guess I'll need to do some more research. I think I might start a taxable account with Vanguard with TSM and ...
by jugbutle
Sat Feb 09, 2013 1:19 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]
Replies: 15
Views: 1596

Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]

I have been saving for retirement now for about 7 years. I haven’t really messed with any of my investments much except for the occasional rebalancing of my TSP through the military. I wanted to see if I could get some feedback on my portfolio and what I should do with all this EXTRA CASH. My asset ...
by jugbutle
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:44 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lots of Cash / Portfolio Help [Military]
Replies: 15
Views: 1596

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