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Author: Morla Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 75637  
Subject: early retirement and future planning Date: 12/7/1998 8:31 PM
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Thanks to Dear Old Dad, I have a portfolio of blue chips which pay enough in the way of dividends that I think I will have enough to live off so that I won't have to dip into the principal. So, is there anything wrong with this plan? I did see my Westinghouse (now CBS) stock cut it's dividend in half a few years back. Is this a rare occurence? (I hope so) Or should I be thinking about hedging my bets with a few Tbills? I'm plowing my way through TMFPixy's compilation so if the answer's in there somewhere, just say so.
Thanks,
Morla
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