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Subject:  Re: 5 best and 5 worst things you did. Date:  5/14/2005  6:44 PM
Author:  zyaw Number:  9793 of 22292

1. Married a wonderfull woman that hated t be in debt
and kept monthly recoreds of every significant (and
many insignificant) item bought. She can look up somthing bought
30 years ago and give the date and cost!
2. used credit card -paid it off every month (somtimes had to barrow
from the bank to do it)
3. Bought company stock in plan with company participation

4. Maxed out 401K & IRA (moved everything into co.stock plan within
the 401K the last year I worked when the stock went from below $60
to $157 (sold and imediatly setup my retirement
5. Went on a "vacation" for 7 weeks and came home to a job "remodeling"
our home.
6. had the kids early so that they were grown and married 10 years
before retirement (alowed me to do 4)

not learning enough about investing by reading - Had to make all the mistakes myself- speeds the learning process, Especiallly when you get a "funds required to cover"- on a move you didn't fully understand.

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