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I retired early at the start of the bear market. Good timing. I watched my "bridge the gap" account balance take a big hit after 9/11.

First lesson: have all money you need in five years in safe investments.


Sally, welcome! Thanks for stopping by. Ignore the trolls, they'll go away eventually.

This was a very interesting report. Thanks so much for sharing it.

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