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|Subject: Re: Poll: Did your 401k recover from the 2008 de||Date: 12/28/2010 12:49 PM|
|Author: ziggy29||Number: 67990 of 78037|
>> For those that answered 5, how did you recover those losses ?
Were you not fully invested in 2008 when the market tumbled ?
Did you time the market and manage to sell high and buy low ?
Were you in other types of investments that performed better, like gold ? <<
Maxing out a 401K plus annual company match of about $6000 per year. Without new money, I'm probably still down 10-15% from the November 2007 high. But I've also added over $60K in new contributions and company match since then.
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