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Old 04-20-2016, 08:36 PM   #1
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these robo advisers like the one at swabb... I do not think are a good thing...the intelligent portfolio makes you have 6% in cash. Too me that does not make sense, you do not even make any interest on that money.
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Six percent cash sounds high to me also. Unless that 6% includes your operational checking. How much cash you hold is not an easy decision.
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You mean it forces you into a position with no option to tweak? If so, that IS bad. I thought it just made recommendations and adjustments to maintain the desired AA.


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these robo advisers like the one at swabb... I do not think are a good thing...the intelligent portfolio makes you have 6% in cash. Too me that does not make sense, you do not even make any interest on that money.
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That much cash makes no sense in the accumulation phase, but sounds about right (or at least in the ballpark) if you are in the withdrawal phase.
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