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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, 03:49 PM   #41
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As of market close yesterday, we had 47% in stocks, because the proceeds from our home sale were deposited to our Vanguard money market account that day.

I did some buying today (to quote W2R, "whee!" ) and we're now up to 52%. Over time we'll be back up to our target of 60%.
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Old 09-01-2015, 03:53 PM   #42
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60%.

That's about 7-8% less than a couple weeks ago......
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Old 09-01-2015, 03:59 PM   #43
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Do mean before August or after...?

If I count my entire NW including rentals, about 40% in equities. If I count only my liquid assets, about 90% is in equities.
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Old 09-01-2015, 04:22 PM   #44
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8-13-15 we had 68%
Just saw what the market did today
So I guess we are south of 68%
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Old 09-01-2015, 04:24 PM   #45
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Actually, I guessed about 50% equity. I decided to stop looking monthly. Well, I hear this is a good month to stop looking for awhile anyway...

Glad I trimmed back from 70%+ equity that I carried just before ER.
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Old 09-01-2015, 04:36 PM   #46
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Old 09-01-2015, 04:43 PM   #47
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30%- I have been buying the dips.
Still at 30%?
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Old 09-01-2015, 04:46 PM   #48
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Less than 20% as of now. I got spooked about 2 years ago and got very conservative (CDs, Stable Value) waiting for interest rates to rise, and waiting, and waiting...and missed a couple of very good years. Got lots and lots of dry power. Wish I had some of it when GE was trading at $6 etc...
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Old 09-01-2015, 04:48 PM   #49
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Wait, I just found some change in the couch cushions.

Can I vote again?
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Old 09-01-2015, 04:50 PM   #50
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50% pure equity index funds, but I answered 65% to include real estate holdings.
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Old 09-01-2015, 05:02 PM   #51
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we are at about 38%, but do not have courage to test the water or buy the dip.
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61% equities (just counting the liquid assets). I was a bit higher than my standard 60/40 recently, so this correction is bringing things back down where they ought to be. With any kind of luck, we'll have the closing to sell our old house before the end of this month, and I'll have the enjoyable chore of deciding what to do with it.
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Old 09-01-2015, 05:17 PM   #53
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Poll: How much currently in equities?

95% stocks, 5% bonds.
I am currently 38 years old and am in accumulation mode. I have a state pension waiting for me at age 50. While I have everyone here, do you consider a pension as bonds in these calculations? It's a fixed income source. Just a thought.


I better not die right after retiring! I've saved for years to be able to enjoy the money and time. (This is one of my fears)
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Old 09-01-2015, 05:21 PM   #54
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Old 09-01-2015, 05:56 PM   #56
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85-90% of invested assets .... but probably closer to 60-65% if you include cash and real estate.
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Old 09-01-2015, 06:18 PM   #57
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Today 38% equity. I'm glad that over the last 12 months I pulled out enough to construct an 8 year CD ladder for essential expenses at ER in early '16. I plan to leave equities untouched except for possible dividend payments. This should lead to a slightly rising equity stake. But who knows.
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Old 09-01-2015, 07:06 PM   #58
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85% in equity. Bought a very large chunk at the recent dip with most targeting funds / stocks that had taken a large price drop and had long history of paying good dividends. Since I don't need to cash out soon, I see these as replacement for bond income in the near future and hopefully decent capital gains in the further timeline.
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Old 09-01-2015, 07:07 PM   #59
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We are closing in on retirement and needing to withdraw from our assets starting in December/January. As of June, we have only 20% in equities in order to prepare for this transition. Kinda glad about it right now. Before June, 80% in equities.
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Old 09-01-2015, 07:17 PM   #60
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50% retired 14 months ago with 4 years of expenses in cash. Will rebalance if equities drops to 45%.

I wonder how many retired folks with no pension have over 75% in equities?
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