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__________________ Very conservative with investments. Not ER'd yet, 48 years old. Please do not take anything I write or imply as legal, financial or medical advice directed to you. Contact your own financial advisor, healthcare provider, or attorney for financial, medical and legal advice.
Welcome again, HillCountry! You only have one account now, and I sent you a message explaining the merger.
As for the 3rd quarter, it reminded me of 2008 a little bit. But I didn't sell then, and I didn't sell this time either. I recovered from 2008-2009, and after that I feel like this is not so bad, and besides I feel like I can survive anything. Probably.
"It ain't over till it's over"
- - - Yogi Berra (1973)
Hey HC. I lived in and around Austin area for 15 years, it's nice over your way. Currently, I'm living and working in east TX, except on weekends, when I commute to Bossier City, LA (wife is there). Only 15 months till I pull the plug, so we're hanging in there on the weekly separation thing till then. Welcome (back) to the forum.
“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
-John F. Kennedy
“Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?” - Edgar Bergen
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