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If you're doing it for sh*t and giggles and want to learn about the process, limit yourself to some amount of money you're comfortable losing and roll with that.

But if you're doing this for your pension portfolio, let the professionals do it for you. I pay what seems like a small fortune every year to my bank to do it, but ultimately it pays for itself, and then some. OTOH, right now we're seeing exceptional circumstances, and I've lost quite a bit from the peak where it was in mid-January. But they're managing it for the long haul. Despite the loss, I told them just a week or two ago to go ahead and take a part of what was still sitting in my checking account and invest it, in the hope to catch the rebound. It's already gained back that much since.

Another consideration: Taxes. I hope you either have a good accountant, or you're provided with all the numbers you'll need to do it correctly. Otherwise you'll need to start reading your local tax laws.

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