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Subject:  Re: money market alternatives Date:  6/22/2011  11:57 AM
Author:  TwoCybers Number:  69164 of 88498

Henry, unless your spending (rent, food, gas, -- everything) are less than 1% of your investments or you plan on death in less than 15 years - think again.

There are things worse than having the value of one's portfolio drop with the S&P500 - like running out of money in your mid 80s.

I suggest you think about a balanced portfolio something in the range of 50% to 60% equities.

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