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Subject:  Re: Portfolio Advice/Help Date:  3/23/2019  11:59 AM
Author:  syke6 Number:  92630 of 96385

Im not sure what I'm missing, but my guess is some form of Bond and/or International exposure. I only want about 5-6 "item" max in my Roth ( not sure if its good or bad idea, but I want to keep it tight). I looked into a few other "items" and don't know if its a good fit for the portfolio :

Portfolio design is a pretty deep rabbit hole. You can start here for some ideas:

https://www.bogleheads.org/wiki/Category:Portfolios

I'm becoming increasingly convinced that simpler is usually better, however. Most portfolios are based on historical results--which is the only tool we have. But the world is a very different place today, so

Based on your age, I would recommend something like

80% Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI)

10% Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF (VEU)

Then top off with bonds and small caps up to your comfort level.
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