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Subject:  5 years til retirement... Date:  12/10/1998  2:51 PM
Author:  superbooma Number:  7164 of 76875

I have 5 years until I retire and have only started recently to save. I have a traditional IRA in which I started to contribute to this year. It is invested in the Vanguard Index 500 fund. The facts being such that I might need this money in 5 years is the 500 Index fund to risky to be contributing to ? Should I put some of my IRA into bonds or Fannie Maes ? My social security checks and pension will cover all my fixed expenses when I retire. I also plan to convert my IRA to a Roth...

Thanks in advance...

Superbooma :)
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