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Old 10-28-2009, 07:48 PM   #1
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I'm 57, two furry feline dependents - and want to retire at 58. Currently there's $1.1M in 15% stocks, 35% bonds (G Fund), and 50% cash (CDs, treasurys, ibonds, green stuff). It's cash-heavy because the house just sold in preparation for retiring early next year to a cheaper, sunnier area.

The $26,000 pension won’t go far, even in Florida - current expenses, including fun, are about $60,000 annually here in the Washington DC area. I'm thinking an annuity or high-yield preferred shares would be good supplements. Your website is a new discovery and I look forward to participating. Thanks! - Bikerchick
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Old 10-28-2009, 08:05 PM   #2
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. Your website is a new discovery and I look forward to participating. Thanks! - Bikerchick
Welcome. (I think you can find much better ways to participate other than posting to threads dead for 5+ years.)
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:52 AM   #5
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LOL I'll work on it !
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