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View Poll Results: For retired posters only, (anonymously) how much $ do you currently have?
< $1 million 51 35.92%
$1-$2 million 48 33.80%
$2-$3 million 20 14.08%
$3-$4 million 8 5.63%
> $4 million 15 10.56%
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Old 06-14-2010, 01:45 PM   #41
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I can tell you my dad has about $200k in stocks for retirement... He also has about $600k in real estate (and about 300k in mortgage debt)... He has a pension which lasts forever and will be getting SS when he reaches the age... my mother on the otherhand only has about $200k vested in stocks $400k in real estate ($200k in mortgage debt) plus a pension and SS... altogether they have about a little under a million (I am including real estate holdings) plus a very health pension + SS... I don't think I will see a dime of it... my dad is married to a gold-digger who will go after every cent and he is stupid enough to let her... my mom will have gambled away every last dime... such is life...
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Old 06-14-2010, 04:03 PM   #42
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That's how I took it an answered the poll accordingly. No problem here.
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Old 06-14-2010, 09:19 PM   #43
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I wonder if perhaps some people who have significant amounts of their net worth sunk into their housing, or value of pension/SS/whatever, are just embarrassed to admit on an anonymous poll that they don't have much actual money. There is nothing to be embarrassed about, though. Hey, we all wish we had an 80% pension, SS, and a big paid off house. This part of one's net worth sure seems more certain than investing, to me.

The OP specifically said he was interested in "background info when reading posts regarding investment opinions, etc., re: how much of a nest egg people are investing." The nest egg that I am investing consists of mutual funds and cash. My pension is not part of that. My house is just a place where I live.
Nobody here has "actual $$$" unless it's in a big pile of cash....

Digital $$$ on a computer screen is great...

I have more than 2M of em
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Old 06-15-2010, 06:07 AM   #44
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Over on the Too Hot thread people are so upset that "she isn't really hot",
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Whoa, I missed that one. Headin over to the search page now

Edit: I already saw it after all. Not a photo contest like I was hoping.
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Money? Not much.

Assets ... income producing real estate : ~1.5m.
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My ass sets most of the day, I must be really rich, 5 or 6 mil!
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Old 06-15-2010, 02:18 PM   #47
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This thread proves there are no such things as simple questions and answers on this forum.....

How many forum members. . .

Thanks bbbamI for the post. Read Martha's thread. I feel so much better.
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Money? Not much.

Assets ... income producing real estate : ~1.5m.
Are you trying to say that you have $5 - 6 million in assets?
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Old 06-15-2010, 10:39 PM   #49
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I.. He has a pension which lasts forever
If it is a public pension (from the Federal Government), the probability of survival will be high but not forever. The government can cease its obligation at anytime though not likely.
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Are you trying to say that you have $5 - 6 million in assets?
No, not there ... yet. Had 3m but it all got cut about in half over the last few years.
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