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Subject:  Selling Verizon?? Date:  4/9/2013  10:28 AM
Author:  tpbf Number:  18352 of 20640

Been combing assorted boards deciding on which to place this question. Decided here was best as thinking about buy/sell after you are retired has been a much different experience from buy/sell when I was younger.

My long term stock buy/sell plan has been to move all my stock holdings into Vanguard mutual before turning 70 and/or moving into a retirement community. We now stand at that edge. I have been selling off segments of all my holdings in a somewhat regular way over several years - up to the crash when I decided to just sit tight. The wait paid off.

However, I have let myself be a tad bullied by recent TMF promotions about the end of TV. (I am sure all you fellow fools got these.) I still hold 400+ shares of Verizon and less than 100 of Comcast. I was going to sell half of all my stocks before we move (could be a year) in pieces as I have done, but now I am thinking of just holding the rest and selling all the VZ now.

I say, "I'll sell at $50." Once I loved managing my pad of 10 companies, but I am getting older and think I should think about turning the portfolio over. As a newly old lady, I find it hard to think about such modern trends as smartphones and no TV. Is it time to get out?

What think some of you? By the way, while we don't "need" the money I really don't want to lose it either. No TV. . . Hard to imagine.
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