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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 75383

>> 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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