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Subject:  Re: Rebalancing Date:  7/31/2012  1:16 AM
Author:  joelcorley Number:  39194 of 39314

mrgoo,

You wrote, My question are you really realizing the benefit of “gaining from the winners” over time since you are not selling or is this just a version of dollar cost averaging?

The concepts of rebalancing and dollar cost averaging are not mutually exclusive. Your proposed technique does both.

In fact, lots of people do it in their 401ks. They contribute on a regular basis and rebalance on a regular basis. You're just doing both at the same time.

Now whether or not those are good fund picks might be another issue ... though I happen to think it's a pretty reasonable selection.

- Joel
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