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Subject:  Re: How about a Fool's Parents? Date:  6/16/1999  11:04 AM
Author:  Retired121 Number:  597 of 19817

I am retired and run my own securities portfolio. Here are my thoughts on the subject.

DO NOT MAKE ANY CHANGES IN HASTE. Take your time evaluating the portfolio your parents have.

Start with the poorest performing items. Look for new investments which provide income as well as safety. Diversify the portfolio. Look for some ration between stocks and bonds. I favor a higher ratio of quality stocks. Also di