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|Subject: Re: Retirment cash||Date: 11/6/1998 9:17 PM|
|Author: joew3||Number: 6479 of 74484|
<< Pixy wrote.......One Fool's opinion FWIW: One year in a money market checking account. Two years' worth in a CD, short-term bond fund, or treasuries. Two years' worth in mid-term (5-8 year) bonds or T-Notes....>>
Why so much, 4 yrs worth, in Bond type investments? My first thought was so one could "ride out" bad years. But if I am using the Fool Four approach I would be liquidating some every year. Couldn't I just take my next years needs out of the proceeds?
I am very new to this and maybe I missed something.
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