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Author: TMFPixy Big gold star, 5000 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 76390  
Subject: Re: Ann Coleman Article Date: 8/2/1999 11:10 AM
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CaptRonC writes:

<<Ann's recent article on investing in bonds brought to mind an article I read recently (in the WSJ, I think) concerning retirement investing strategy. (I thought at the time that is sounded positively Foolish) The article suggested putting in Bonds only enough funds to meet your current spending budget plus 3 to 5 years and leaving the rest in Stocks.

When the stocks have a good year replenish your bonds by selling stocks. If stocks aren't doing that well, draw down the bonds. The contention was that 3 to 5 years spending in bonds should be enough to weather significant market turmoil.>>


Yes, it is a frequently espoused investing philosophy on this and other Foolish boards.

Regards..Pixy
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