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Subject:  RFO (Request for Opinions) Date:  11/27/2004  10:13 AM
Author:  zentec Number:  43309 of 76388


My wife was recently laid-off and we've been rolling over her various 401k accounts and retirement profit sharing accounts. I've done a lot of research on funds and have her 401k roll-over invested as about 80% targeted toward growth funds and 20% in bond funds. We're about 25 years from retirement.

Up to this point, the amount invested totals about $30k. But the last of the roll-overs has happened and the amount posted to her account is substantial (150k). I'll be honest, I'm nervous about what we should be doing with this money if only because it's the most money I've seen in my life.

I know that we want growth of this money, but should we follow the course of growth/aggressive growth for the next 15-20 years? Should I look at the same funds we've been using (performance is good to okay) or start blending the existing mutual funds with index funds and individual stocks?

Any opinions welcome as to getting me started for further research.
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