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Old 07-20-2012, 09:36 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by bizlady View Post
Yes, it was, 55 bonds and 45 stock. With Wells Fargo and only the the choices that were available within the plan. Rolled to money market prime in case market dropped in between, and because we were u decided how fast to reinvest. Just hit Vanguard yesterday.
Assuming that 55 bonds/45 stock in that one account made your overall AA consistent with your target AA, if it were me I would jump back into the same mix but using VG funds. To the extent that your AA at the time varied from your target AA, I would buy bonds and stocks in proportions that would balance to your target AA.

In other words, use the event as an opportunity to opportunistically rebalance and then, whatever you do, don't look back.

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Old 07-20-2012, 10:37 AM   #22
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I think short term bonds could go in now, but if it were me, I would wait for August thru Columbus day period for a better entry point for equity, at least if you want to put in a big chunk, but I suppose you could also start averaging in some smaller amounts now as well.

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