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View Poll Results: How much (%) of your portfolio is in equities?
75% or more 56 20.00%
Between 65% - 74% 37 13.21%
Between 55% - 64% 64 22.86%
Between 45% - 54% 55 19.64%
Between 35% - 44% 33 11.79%
Between 25% - 34% 13 4.64%
Less than 25% 22 7.86%
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Old 09-01-2015, 01:15 PM   #21
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We are at 42%.
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Old 09-01-2015, 01:22 PM   #22
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Old 09-01-2015, 01:36 PM   #23
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In my brokerage account I'm 100% in stocks. In my Roth IRA I am 100% Vanguard managed Payout fund and in my 401k 100% in a Vanguard target retirement date fund.
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Old 09-01-2015, 01:37 PM   #24
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49.9% with a target of 50%. I last rebalanced in March.
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Old 09-01-2015, 01:40 PM   #25
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Old 09-01-2015, 01:40 PM   #26
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Hanging in at 70%, as pensions cover expenses, so I can take more risk and hopefully afford a more luxurious nursing home.
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Old 09-01-2015, 01:47 PM   #27
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so I can take more risk and hopefully afford a more luxurious nursing home.
+1. Well, not in retirement yet but saving enough for LTC is a definite concern as there's a history of dementia in the family.
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Old 09-01-2015, 01:49 PM   #28
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I underestimated our equity position in the poll, but we've been adding to our stock mutual fund holdings as the market has dipped. Currently stand at 38% stocks with 8% cash. We'll put a little more into an equity fund today.
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Old 09-01-2015, 02:00 PM   #29
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I'm at 45% which is within my target allocation. No plans to do any rebalancing until 1/2016, if needed.
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We are at 55.2%. That is -1.8% from target 57.0% for equities.
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Old 09-01-2015, 02:15 PM   #34
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Rebalanced to 53% equities in Jan, 2015. Got up to over 54% equities at the peak in May. Down to about 52% now.
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Old 09-01-2015, 03:34 PM   #39
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The way the market is moving, we need a poll like this once a week.
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