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Author: CindyC72 Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 775656  
Subject: Cash Reserves Date: 2/1/2000 2:27 PM
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Hi

I have read in several posts about the need to have 3-5 years woirth of expenses in cash/near cash instruments upon retirement. I have built this into my models (mainly the last few years before retirement putting "new" money to cash rather than investments to avoid cap gains on selling 3-5 years of expenses from investments).

Question - any advice/insight on whether this cash should be more towards 3 years or 5 years worth of expenses? Or just go with what your comfort level is?

Thanks

Cindy
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