The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Investing/Strategies / Retirement Investing
|Subject: Re: Investing After Retirement||Date: 2/13/2014 8:24 PM|
|Author: Rayvt||Number: 74257 of 76615|
get feedback on my plan ... create our own little "mutual fund" of dividend paying stocks. ...
I plan to keep a cash reserve equal to 2 -3 years of the minimum needed to meet the bills.
Does this sound like it is too risky?
Yes and no.
Risky? Not really, except that you'll be leaving a lot of money on the table.
Good ideas? No. Neither of them. They are *attractive* ideas, but the hard-to-see shortcomings of these ideas are ugly.
The benefit of the cash reserve thing -- is essentislly a mirage.
The dividend thing --- you'll probably get a lot of replies that talk about "dividend champions", etc.
Larry Swedroe has written a few articles that convinced me that focussing on dividends is a bad idea. Some links:
|Copyright 1996-2015 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us|