Originally Posted by LOL!
You are supposed to be rebalancing all along. That means buying equities when they drop. Perhaps that is not compelling to bucketeers.
How often to rebalance is not a slam-dunk. There are some who favor very frequently, like every month or two, and others like Otar who favor every 4-5 years. The available models and analyses that I have read are far from definitive.
I hope to rebalance every two years or so within each bucket (e.g. among different types of bond holdings) and maybe every 4 years or so between buckets (swapping fixed and equity funds). Rebalancing "all along" might mean different things to different investors.
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