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Old 08-21-2011, 03:34 PM
 
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How much time do you spend with your retirement and other portfolios a week?
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Old 08-21-2011, 03:57 PM
 
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portfilio -about a minute.

learning -endless hours
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Old 08-21-2011, 05:03 PM
 
Location: SW MO
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How much time do you spend with your retirement and other portfolios a week?
Very little. Retirements are on auto-pilot - defined benefit pensions and Social Security. Investments went into house and cross-country move. Savings just are.
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Old 08-21-2011, 05:47 PM
 
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portfilio -about a minute.

learning -endless hours
You still have to go in and make changes though. What do you do with your learning?
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Old 08-21-2011, 06:02 PM
 
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changes are maybe once everyr 3 -6 months, usually one fund changes. thats about 1 minute in work.... i read an update on my newsletter for about 30 seconds every friday.
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Old 08-21-2011, 07:04 PM
 
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Mainly do reading, I do any rebalancing I want to do quarterly. Averages out to about 3 hours a month.
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Old 08-21-2011, 10:34 PM
 
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changes are maybe once everyr 3 -6 months, usually one fund changes. thats about 1 minute in work.... i read an update on my newsletter for about 30 seconds every friday.
What funds are you invested in now?
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Old 08-22-2011, 02:00 AM
 
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since i follow a newsletter which makes its living charging for that info it wouldnt be right if i disclosed that...
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:17 AM
 
Location: Lexington, SC
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My incomes, SS, retirements, etc. I can do nothing about except collect...LOL

My IRA's are in Fidelity Mutual Funds and I have a small blue chip stock profolio and as I do not chase the market, these things were chosen for long term stability/growth not as speculations so they are pretty much on auto piolt.

Bottom line is I do not spend much time at all. I sometimes do not check my investments for weeks at a time. Last time I updated my spreadsheet of them was 7 days ago.
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:02 AM
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Location: The beautiful Rogue Valley, Oregon
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Investing: directly about 4 hours a day, Monday through Thursday. Reading, researching, another couple hours, generally per day. It's pretty much my "job" (only don't tell the IRS that). Got tired of paying an investment advisor to buy mutual funds, especially once I added up the fees I was paying, directly and indirectly.

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