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- Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:53 pm
- Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
- Topic: Asset Allocation At or Near Retirement?
- Replies: 51
- Views: 8698
I like some of the newer thinking. Slowly reduce stock exposure until you are almost all cash/bonds by the time you retire, since the biggest risk in the run-up to retirement is a devastating drop in the stock market right around the time you begin your retirement years. Then, steadily increase your...
- Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:00 am
- Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
- Topic: Recommendations on Walking/Trekking poles
- Replies: 16
- Views: 3493
Flip lock telescoping. The lightest and strongest you can afford. Dont like shock absorbers. Bought a higher end pair of Black Diamonds at REI and cant see how I ever lived without them. I like using wrist straps so I am not dependent on hand grip, which can start to fatigue. The wrists and forearms...
- Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:25 am
- Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
- Topic: Valuing a personal residence for net worth purposes
- Replies: 73
- Views: 7603
Of course your home is part of your net worth. An estimate of fair market vale minus 10% for the cost of the sale minus what remains on your mortgage. That is your equity -- simple. The real question is what net worth really means in practice and how it makes you feel. I have a total net worth that ...
- Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:44 am
- Forum: Personal Investments
- Topic: POLL: Are You Re-Balancing?
- Replies: 70
- Views: 7345
I have never been a systematic rebalancer. In 2007 I started to get nervous and shifted new 401k contributions heavily to bonds, something that really took a lot of the sting out of the crash. I have again been letting things ride since then and just this month got nervous enough to take a some of m...