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Old 02-23-2012, 01:46 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by alexbalex View Post
Well you're 56, retired and living off your portfolio income, so the high bond quotient of your assets makes more sense (though it's higher than Ive seen some experts reccomend, for whatever those opinions are worth)

I think its a different situation for the original poster though, who's still apparently a long way off from being retired.
Absolutely agree. At 40 I was 85% stocks, and would have been even if people had been predicting that we were in the middle of a 30 yr bond bull market.

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Old 02-23-2012, 07:40 PM   #42
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currently following the John Bogle "your age in in percentage of bonds". moving to the harry browne permanent portfolio allocation immediately

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