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Subject:  Re: Is my wife smarter than me? Date:  8/25/2006  6:46 PM
Author:  Goofyhoofy Number:  53337 of 78165

I on the otherhand, belive (with careful homework) I can manage the 700K lump sum into yields of about 20%/yr.

If you really believe this, then I have a rock in my garden which is smarter than you.

Lots of investor have done this with careful study.

And lots of investors, with careful study, have pissed away a million dollars.

Over time I believe I can soundly beat the DB monthly payment. What does this group think?

I think you have five years until retirement. Since you apparently think you can achieve your annual goals pretty easily, why not set up a "phantom