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Old 04-12-2013, 04:38 AM   #21
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Please could you explain your rationale for doing so? Just curious.
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Whatever you decide to do, I would recommend you do it over the course of a year to two years in roughly equal amounts, perhaps quarterly.
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Old 04-13-2013, 06:01 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by steady saver View Post
.... You're making me rethink REITS right now. ....
Here's where I monitor Lazy Portfolios. Note that half of them are using REITs.
Invest Simple with Lazy Portfolios -
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You've had a lot of great input.....and, your plan is good. I would only add.....look at Vanguard Mid Cap index's slightly outperformed total stock and you don't have that much mid cap in your total stock index fund.....not more than 5% of the total. And, I'd keep the Reit.....pays healthy dividends, RE as a whole is in recovery and long term, you should do well......again, 5 to 10% of your investment.

I would average in over the next year or so.....remember "sell in May and go away"....doesn't mean we'll see a drop this year but averaging eliminates the big ivestment followed by the big drop......happended to me once...never again. And, you should have Vanguard do a financial analysis for you....on their portion and, maybe, they would do it on the whole account. I think you have enough that it would be free.....check with them. Good Luck!
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