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Keep it simple ---

For your retirement nest egg, long term, put everything in Vanguard Life Strategies (mix of stocks and bonds for diversification.

For short term cash needs in the event of job loss keep 6 months salary in Money Market or CD.

For the kids add a little every month to Vanguard college fund.

Pay off all credit cards.

Good luck !


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