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sheila113,

You wrote, We have other retirement income of approximately $30,000 not counting social security and are both still working full time.

I'm curious. Did you mean you have an additional $30K/year in income besides SS? (For instance from pension plans?) Or is that just an additional $30K in retirement savings? You list it as income - not savings.

As ziggy29 said, $30K/year on top of SS income isn't a bad place to be for a couple. But if your combined savings is just $180K with 10 years to go, you probably have a lot of savings yet to do depending on what your retirement goals are.

And BTW, the markets don't always go up. Think of stocks as being on sale right now. Who knows when their price might improve; but right now they're pretty cheap.

- Joel
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