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Re: So far, so good? Vanguard Total International Bond

It seems to me that some posters are thinking that Vanguard may have lost their moral compass and might be on their way to become just another giant mass marketing machine. I contend that they sincerely believe that holders of the Target Retirement and LifeStrategy Funds will benefit from the decisi...
by 5jay
Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:45 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: So far, so good? Vanguard Total International Bond
Replies: 45
Views: 5165

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: 1937

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: 830

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: 397

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: 976

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: 976

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