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DrTarr replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 11:56 PM

Re: What's Safer: indiv bonds or bond funds?

This analysis is really comparing a bond fund to - well a bond fund. He rebalances and matches the duration and convexity every year. He just rebalances by selling bonds in the "fund" and redeeming them in the "ladder". Rocket [more]

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DrTarr replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:25 PM

Re: Wade Pfau: 3% is the new 4% SWR?

The new 3% sustainable withdrawal rate is really an example of the "we-make-this-stuff-up-as-we-go" investment management philosophy.


"Hey Rocky, Watch me pull a SWR number out of my [more]

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DrTarr replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:15 PM

Re: Is this a sin, or being practical?

IP And unless you are truly extravagant leading to ruin

Seems like if you are stiffing your 401(k) for a trip to Colorado to smoke up, that might be foolish... If, you are living within your means and putting money into things that [more]

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DrTarr replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:59 PM

Re: The most popular retirement investments

Target-date funds vary widely in their investment strategy even though they may have the same target date. You still need to research them and pick one with a risk strategy you're comfortable with.

Unfortunately - in 401(k)s you [more]

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DrTarr replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:53 PM

Re: MF as basis for IRA investments

bschne1909

Well, You noted that the managed portfolio was really only below the index by the management fee. David Gardner (Fool) is providing a management platform with the Rule Breakers and at 499 for two years, that is probably less that [more]

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DrTarr replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:59 PM

Re: Investing After Retirement

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