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Re: Lifestrategy funds

I wish I had discovered indexing sooner but finally I am now sold on indexing. At the age of 79 and after much reading on indexing, my IRA is invested in two Vanguard Funds----Target Retirement Income Fund and Wellesley. I probably don't need Wellesley and will shift to the single fund. Here are the...
by 5jay
Fri May 03, 2013 10:44 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lifestrategy funds
Replies: 13
Views: 1638

Single Fund For A Retiree

Thanks to Mr. Bogle and Mr. Larimore, I have finally become 100% passive in my IRA. At age 79, I have decided that the Vanguard Target Retirement Fund should work well in my case. While it appears to me to be the best single fund for a retiree, I realize others may prefer the LifeStrategy Funds. I w...
by 5jay
Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:39 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Single Fund For A Retiree
Replies: 4
Views: 823

Switching Balanced Funds

In my IRA, I plan to transfer out of Wellesley Income Fund into the LifeStrategy Conservative Income Fund which will be my only investment other than a short term bond fund and a money market fund. I have noticed that some posters hold Wellesley and a Target or LifeStrategy Fund in their IRAs. While...
by 5jay
Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:45 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Switching Balanced Funds
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Re: Target Retirement/Life Strategy Funds

Thanks to all for your input. I will use the LifeStrategy Conservative Growth Fund.
by 5jay
Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:18 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Target Retirement/Life Strategy Funds
Replies: 5
Views: 963

Target Retirement/Life Strategy Funds

I am 78 years old and have an IRA with Vanguard. Personal income is adequate so I don't need income from the IRA except MRD's are required. For sometime I have utilized various Vanguard managed funds and now hold some bond funds and the Wellesley Fund---VWINX. I no longer wish to select funds and ma...
by 5jay
Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:42 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Target Retirement/Life Strategy Funds
Replies: 5
Views: 963

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