Is Your Retirement Account Ahead of Where it Was a Year Ago?

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  1. Javelin3o4

    Javelin3o4 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Mine definitely is because it was invested into like an extremely safe fund. I changed how it was invested and it went up several thousand in under a year. Although it dropped like $7K just in may when poo hit the fan, so hopefully it won't take too long to bounce back.
     
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    1972_Z-28 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Yes. Just got my yearly report that run thru May of this year. Up 35.67%.
    Mostly invested in American Mutual fund. I would have to go eyeball it to say exactly which one. I do know it on the mod/conservative level. I was shocked but happy.
     
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    Todd80Z28 Moderator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Today stung a little bit. Yikes.
     
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    73 Z Veteran Member Gold Member

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    Trickle in time
     
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    Yes it did
     
  6. The Champ

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    It did, but I expect a rebound today. Still up year over year. I suspect "market timers" trying to make moves as the culprit.
     
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    On March 20, 2018 I purchased a stock (On line trade) based on the quarterly financial release. Bought it at $9.50/share. It was increasing very quickly. I had it to sell at $10/share. Within 15 minutes, the stock was at $9.95. Then "someone" knocked on the door. I wasn't able to use a computer until 2 days later. I think some of you are aware of the situation.

    When I was able to get to my account, I saw the stock dropped $7.00/share. I figured no problem. When I checked the stock on the day of my purchase, it only made it to $9.99. I missed it by a freakin' penny! The release on the info of the quarterly result was somewhat skewed. Oh, did I lose a """"house full of bucks in my retirement portfolio. Approximately 74%. OUCH big time.
     
  8. bourbon_scotch

    bourbon_scotch Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    NASDAQ index fund is doing beautifully, as for the rest i try not to look
    2019 made $97,800
    2020 had made around $24,000, then the coronavirus.... there that went
     
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    bourbon_scotch Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    i dont know about you guys but i dont wait for quarterly reports to see whats going on
     
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    Neither do I bourbon_scotch. I check the morning after to see the gain or loss. Don't get too excited one way or the other, but like to keep track. I do this right after checking my online bank statement.
     

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