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2008 was great. Everything was on sale, and I doubled down on my stock investments...

With money from where?

If your money wasn't in the market, you might have been lucky with timing but statistically if you replay that scenario, you're losing out on gains by not just parking your money in the market in the long run.

I did get lucky, to be honest. I had low 6 figures in a total stock market fund and a similar amount of cash sitting around.

> With money from where?

Your salary, invest you savings in the market.

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