We Cleared 10% In both 2009 and 2010

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    We took our profit and banked it. We barely broke even in 2011. We're both retired and two Thirds of what we have is in mutual funds. I'm scared schitless and I think I'm going 100% to low risk bonds.
     
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    Good luck. Breaking even last year is probably better than a lot of folks did.
     
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    I noticed that our mutual funds ran very close to the S&P line
     
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    If you leave them be, you might see a nice bounce in those mutual funds. Ya never know.
     
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    I keep most my cash in a local credit union. They pay 2.4% on the balance up to $15K. Above that it's .61%. The rest is in muni's and stocks.
    If you got any debt on the domicilus erectus, pay down the principal. It's like money in the bank.
     
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    Let me guess, you think this is my fault because you think I am a Republican.
     
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    Here's my lifetime voting record:

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    When I was a Republican they stood for balanced budgets, small government and individual rights. Now they are in the pockets of the corporations and wealthy. Phuck 'em
     
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    Your credit union is paying 2.4% TODAY?!!

    Not on regularly saving accounts, I'm guessing.

    Right now I think my FCU is offering 0.1% on a regular savings account
     
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    Yeah....in our credit union we barely gain anything. I've noticed that their loans are a bargain...like less than 5% on some loans.
     
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    Am I supposed to impressed that you voted?

    I'm not.
     

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