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I enrolled with my contributions as follows:

40% - VINIX
40% - VIEIX
10% - DODBX
10% - company Stock (I want to establish a position here but not let it get too large)

After reviewing more information on each of the funds, I am contemplating an adjustment to add some exposure in the Eurpacific Growth Fund (RERFX) to begin establishing an international aspect to my allocation.

Congtastulations. You are wise to begin now. I like the VIEIX, and my profile shows my favorite stock is VEXMX, the non-institutional equivalent. I wonder if the VINIX is appropriate for someone as young as you. It is all large-cap companies. Maybe that's what you want. I prefer VEXMX, and I own no S&P 500 emulators.

You might consider RWMFX, which has a value-oriented slant and an impressive track record. The fund is huge, but the management costs are low. I assume you won't have to pay the front-end load. I think you also get some international exposure. But the RERFX sounds good too. I would eliminate (or at least reduce) the VINIX and go into RWMFX and/or RERFX.

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