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Subject:  Re: Is a 70/30 split ok for 33 yr old - coffeeho Date:  1/19/2004  12:24 PM
Author:  2old4bs Number:  38635 of 75339

I currently have 20% of my portfolio in bonds, and in 2004 I'll try to boost it to 25%, but I'm 20 years older than you. William Bernstein claims that the best allocation is 25% bonds, because any more than that does very little to reduce the equity portion risk. He presents his arguments for this in his books.

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