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by tim47
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Bonds
Topic: The Bond Dream Room
Replies: 347
Views: 61702

Re: The Bond Dream Room

Has anyone heard of Street Shares Veteran Business Bonds that cap at 5%? Seems too good to be true. Comments?
by tim47
Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Trump as tragicomedy
Replies: 620
Views: 51884

Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Back to Desert, I do not think Trump has any clue re unintended consequences. Really, there is little thinking here re the deep consequences of his executive actions. He has a pretty long history of simply filing for bankruptcy when things do not go his way. Just not a useful tool as the president, ...
by tim47
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Dual Momentum GEM + HBPP a great combo, easy to test
Replies: 202
Views: 30857

Re: Dual Momentum GEM + HBPP a great combo, easy to test

Why not use thes Pacer ETFs writhin a typical PP strategy. Are there downsides here???
by tim47
Wed May 03, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Better Portfolio than Permanent Portfolio is ###### *******
Replies: 27
Views: 8102

Re: Better Portfolio than Permanent Portfolio is ###### *******

I am also in retirement, Using GB as basic allocation model. Wondering which Fidelity newsletters you might suggest to augment this..... thanks in advance...
by tim47
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Backtesting the PP in Other Countries (Economies)
Replies: 29
Views: 8525

Re: Backtesting the PP in Other Countries (Economies)

Tyler, I seldom post, but I really want you to get what a breath of fresh air you are in a community really stuck on and attached to their personal view of asset allocation. I really honor your transparency and your obvious commitment that each of us use our own basic intelligence to dinvest in a wa...
by tim47
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Nobody believes in the Permanent Portfolio
Replies: 167
Views: 31652

Re: Nobody believes in the Permanent Portfolio

Well, here is one ENFP... now I know why I do not contribute to the ongoing dialogue....
by tim47
Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Retired at 66 with substantial portfolio
Replies: 16
Views: 3565

Re: Retired at 66 with substantial portfolio

Thanks everyone for your generous support, advice, coaching, informing etc. My wife and I just returned from a family Easter outing, and we really enjoyed reading your posts. We both are clear that years and years of experience and knowledge were passed on to us over the weekend, and we greatly appr...
by tim47
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:26 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Retired at 66 with substantial portfolio
Replies: 16
Views: 3565

Retired at 66 with substantial portfolio

I am a newbie trying to persuade my wife to move into a more passive asset allocation. She fears the HBPP is to volatile to move into at this stage of our lives. We are debt free, and have approx $2.5 M in Tax deferred account and $1 M in a taxable account. She is 8 years younger than me and in bett...