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Re: Portfolio amount to retire

Sometimes you'll also hear 25 times annual expenses (as you did in this thread). If you do the math, you'll see that this is another way of saying 4% of assets:

$36,000 * 25 = $900,000

$36,000/0.04 = $900,000


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Re: Portfolio amount to retire

Typically you'd want to look at a 3-4% withdrawal rate from your portfolio to avoid withdrawing only interest and not principal. If you need to generate $3,000 pre-tax a month, that means your portfolio size would need to be somewhere in [more]

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Re: Student Loans

The only reason I wouldn't pay the student loans down as fast as possible is if you were earning a higher interest elsewhere. Like other posters said, doing something just for the tax deduction makes no sense. You're spending $1.00 to get 20 [more]

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TMFSandman replied to the Investing Beginners board. 1:24 PM

Re: Options Question

I think it's great learning about options, they can be a great tool. I use them here and there. Even if your account is a bit light to do a lot of options trades now's a great time to start learning about them.

$20k is probably a little bit [more]

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Re: TRN Valuation Questions

I'd suggest re-asking your question on the Value Hounds board. I think it will get more eyeballs on it by the types of folks who may have an answer:

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Tue Mar 24

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Re: Daily email for top 10 gainers

Yahoo Finance also has a page listing the biggest gainers, biggest losers, and most active for the day:

http://finance.yahoo.com/stock-center/#mkt-movers


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