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Subject:  where to invest? Date:  12/31/2004  2:34 PM
Author:  hep1974 Number:  43799 of 78166

hello fools,

i've finally made the jump to the world of IRAs. i just opened an account for my wife and i at etrade. now that we have opened it, i know i have the daunting task of choosing the best index fund that has no-load, no fees and will provide the best balanced growth for the next 30-35 yrs. acoording to the etrade investing questionare, i ended up being placed in the 3rd highest catergory called "balanced growth" which essestially is basically is a balance of low and high-wisk funds. it breaks down my asset locations to:

large cap: