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1960s or earlier 3 3.09%
1970s 11 11.34%
1980s 42 43.30%
1990s 28 28.87%
2000s 11 11.34%
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Old 10-29-2008, 01:29 PM   #21
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I put $25 into an IRA when I was a sophomore in college. Added another $25 my junior year. That account is now worth.... wait for it... $50.66. Whoo-hoo!

I started putting money into my 457 in 2002 (the first year I was hired). Real investing (researching, learning, asset allocation) started in 2006. After two years of reading everything I can get my hands on, I feel like I finally have a glimmering of a clue.

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