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If you determine the net present value of your income stream from being employed, and include that in a composite portfolio, it's probably *already* well over 20%. If your employer goes broke, you lose that. And under the best of circumstances, it's going to be somewhat disruptive to the existing order of your life.

Now if you also have other investments in your employer, and lose that too...

This is good thinking. However, I believe that AT&T is one of the safest placed to hold money right now. Safer than banks, safer than ETF's.

I believe that Desert Dave's take is some what accurate.

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