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Old 09-30-2019, 08:21 AM   #21
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Dunno... I would never go that extreme... it says:


So when the trigger is met the investments are "rebalanced to either 40/60 or 100/0 and the resulting portfolio waggles around depending on market performance until the next trigger is met.... I don't know of anyone on these boards who would adopt such an extreme approach to retirement investing.
i agree. Last trade on that bond/stock setup was 2010 so 9 year ago, too long for not re-balancing
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:25 AM   #22
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I don't see why rebalancing cannot be done on a trend following approach just like a buy-hold portfolio. I do it all the time in non-taxable accounts.
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