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  • EH
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    I would never remember if I had to do it manually- just goes in 2x monthly. Sadly the 401K went in a couple days ago.... I did put a couple K into my taxable this morning though... Look at me planning ahead - I actually transferred some money into my account last week for this reason!

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  • The White Coat Investor
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    I invested my monthly 401(k) money this morning- all in International stocks. I have no idea if the market will be lower tomorrow, next month, or next year, but I’m quite confident it will be higher in 20-50 years when I spend this money.
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    WCI, do you invest your stipulated 401k amount every month or do you wait longer… maybe upto 3 months or so to wait for a good price? Or, on the other hand, if you get a really really good price, if you have extra cash at the time, do you put it into your 401k “ahead of time”? Thanks!
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    No, I invest it when I get it. If I forget I have it, maybe a few days later. Just happened to coincide with the drop this time.

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  • Hatton
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    I just took Johanna's advice and did a partial Roth conversion. I am still working part-time so I had planned to wait until fully retired but decided to take advantage of the Brexit panic! Now I finally have some Roth money!!!!

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  • Docbeans
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    I invested my monthly 401(k) money this morning- all in International stocks. I have no idea if the market will be lower tomorrow, next month, or next year, but I’m quite confident it will be higher in 20-50 years when I spend this money.
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    WCI, do you invest your stipulated 401k amount every month or do you wait longer... maybe upto 3 months or so to wait for a good price? Or, on the other hand, if you get a really really good price, if you have extra cash at the time, do you put it into your 401k "ahead of time"? Thanks!

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  • jfoxcpacfp
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    2 words: Roth conversion

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  • The White Coat Investor
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    I invested my monthly 401(k) money this morning- all in International stocks. I have no idea if the market will be lower tomorrow, next month, or next year, but I'm quite confident it will be higher in 20-50 years when I spend this money.

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  • PhysicianOnFIRE
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    I don't get paid until next Friday, so I will wait to invest until next Friday.

    There may be a small TLH opportunity, but probably not much, since most of today's losses are offset by very recent gains.

    Otherwise, I'll be staying the course.

     

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  • Traveldoc
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    Did some shopping, but kept some cash at hand in case it drops further.

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  • Zaphod
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    Im picking things up here and there, trimming winning/expensive etfs for those getting crushed. Always nice to have days like these where short term thoughts get the best of the markets.

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  • VagabondMD
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    I was thinking about buying VTIAX (total international stock market) in my taxable account, however i have no money in my MMF. Do you guys always keep money ready in your MMF in case such opportunity arises?
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    I always have cash around. 2000-2 and 2008 taught me that lesson.

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  • VagabondMD
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    I nibbled on some VGK and VEA, more of a gesture than an investment.

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  • Hatton
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    If I had some extra uninvested money I would.  I might wait a few days it may drop some more.  I might be doing some tax loss selling if this continues.

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  • Raj
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    I was thinking about buying VTIAX (total international stock market) in my taxable account, however i have no money in my MMF. Do you guys always keep money ready in your MMF in case such opportunity arises?

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  • Marko-ER
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    Brexit investing?

    Anyone swooping in today to do some opportunistic buying?  Small caps & US dollar hedged European ETFs here (I buy individual stocks only rarely <<1% of portfolio = play money)

     

     
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