Greetings, Caddy90, and welcome. You wrote:<<For reasons I won't bore you with, I had to retire before my 72nd birthday because of ill health with a "nest egg" of $3200. But I'm living rent-free with a combined SS/Pension income of about $19K annually.I am now just past 73, with my nest egg up over $5K as of close of market today. Needless to say, it was much higher last week. My point, however, is that my goal is to hold long term and hope that I live long enough to pay for my own burial. My investment strategy is to invest as if I were 20, holding fast-moving tech stocks, and hope the market recovers in time for me to reach my goal.>>Bravo! I do sympathize with your situation, but admire your goal and your spirit. I think you can get there from here.<<The one thing that gave me a good laugh was the post from someone with 19 years to retirement claiming he (she) won't be able to retire. I sure wish I had awakened 29 years ago and realized retirement was inevitable. I could be one of the rich ones.>>Sometimes I'm amazed at those who refuse to recognize how much they can do for themselves. That was an excellent example of seeing a glass as totally empty instead of partially full.<<The spirit is willing, but the flesh just didn't hold up!~ >>LOL. In some ways I, too, resemble that remark.Fool on, Caddy90! You have my best wishes for success.Regards..Pixy
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