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Our current nest egg will remain in the short-term bond fund.

At your age, this is like keeping your money in a matress. I was 98% in equities until a couple of years ago. Now, I'm 92% in equities. I retired six years ago at 49. I still do a little part-time consulting, but not enough to call it working. In my view, it's difficult to impossible to retire via a bond fund as a major investment vehicle.
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