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You could go over to the "Retired Fools" board in Fools of a Feather and ask there.

I am not quite ready to decide whether it is right, but one rule of thumb people have used is to liguidate 5% of your holdings each year. I guess the idea is that you can make 5%, so your stake never really decreases. Of course inflation must be factored in.

Which ones to sell? Sell your bow-wows.
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