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My Retirement Investment Changes

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Based partly on feedback when I listed my investment holdings, I made some changes to my retirement contributions for 2006.

In my 401(k), I shifted around my percentage allocations to increase international and small-cap exposure at the expense of large-caps, which are currently overweighted. In the Roth IRA, I’ll be investing in a small-cap equity index instead of the broader equity index.

At the moment, I’m not rebalancing by selling funds and buying others. To reach a better balance, I’m holding off on buying the funds that currently take up too much of my portfolio.

Updated February 7, 2012 and originally published January 5, 2006. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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