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Subject:  Re: Hi gang... wow!!! Date:  9/14/2013  3:45 PM
Author:  spinning Number:  72835 of 99743

Ray is running numbers with 100% S&P. Dave suggested a better comparison would be to have a 33% reserve and 66% invested in the market. This is similar to standard recommendations for asset allocation between stocks and bonds for long term retirement savings, where the goal of the bond portion it to reduce volatility at the price of reducing returns.

Ray, what do the numbers look like if you include a bond holding in addition to the S&P 500?
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