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Subject:  Re: Question for intercst Date:  11/21/2009  7:48 PM
Author:  intercst Number:  21737 of 73739

friar1610 asks,

FWIW, prior to the downturn, I had decided on an AA of 5% cash with the remainder split evenly between equities and fixed income. (I include my 5 year CD ladder, I Bonds and bond mutual funds as the "fixed" portion of my port.) When things were really bad, I basically "stayed the course" but bought a little bit of Vanguard Total Stock Market Index (nowhere near enough to bring the equities back to parity wit