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Subject:  Re: Is a 70/30 split ok for 33 yr old - coffeeho Date:  1/17/2004  9:26 AM
Author:  buzman Number:  38605 of 76238



TWO POINTS:

Ben Graham, Warren Buffett's mentor, insisted on a minimum of 25% in bonds even for the most agressive investor.

Graham would also find a twenty year frame much too short.

In lieu of bonds, REITS or iShares (DVY) may be suitable but at the end of the day I defer to Mr. Graham.

buzman

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