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Jacob1234098

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Advice requested on stock decision
« on: July 24, 2014, 11:59:29 AM »
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I thought I had this stuff figured out, but I've read some articles recently that completely went against how I have been doing things. Apparently, I've been making some big mistakes and want to avoid those going forward. For instance, I've been investing in a Roth IRA and Roth 401k, not aware that you can use tax avoidance strategies if you invest in the traditional IRA/401k.

My current breakdown is:

401k account:
US Large   $32,066
US Mid   $30,379
US Small   $30,665

Vanguard:
Roth    IRA
2055 fund   21,262.06
Int stock fund   5,933
Taxable (Admiral) Acct   
2055 fund   2,400.00
int stock fund   15,088
US bond fund   11,924
Int bond fund   0

Cash   23088.56
MyNCU   20283
HSA   2805.56
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Re: Advice requested on stock decision
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2014, 12:34:12 PM »
Is there a question?

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Re: Advice requested on stock decision
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2014, 12:46:21 PM »
I think the best person for this is Jim Collins.  He has lots of info on Vanguard, taxes, and proper asset allocation on his web site.

http://jlcollinsnh.com/2014/06/10/stocks-part-xxiii-selecting-your-asset-allocation/

(That's just the first one I tripped across.  Sorry I'm not much help--I'm Canadian and our taxable accounts are named and work differently.)