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Subject:  Re: New 401k Plan Date:  6/4/2005  12:15 PM
Author:  dsemmler Number:  46333 of 88057

I would jump all over the DODBX-it is currently closed to new investors.

Yes, I agree with you completely and am thinking of inreasing my 10% stake in that fund.

Right now I am leaning towards the following:

DODBX - 20% (increased from 10%)
RERFX - 20% (increased from 0%)
VINIX - 25% (decreased from 40%)
VEXMX - 25% (decreased from 40%)
Stock - 10% (unchanged)

While some people have questioned the investment in either/both VINIX and VEXMX, I have just been really pleased with my Vanguard funds and am comfortable sticking with them. But I decreased the allocation to those two funds such that I can increase the Dodge & Cox Balanced Fund and introduce the Eurpacific fund.

I truly appreciate all of the comments and suggestions that have been shared. It has helped as I continue my research into each fund.

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