BrianJone wrote:NYBoglehead wrote:I am a fan of the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index fund. Low ER, provides exposure to the entirety of the US equity market.
Don't the other two have lower ERs
NYBoglehead wrote:I am a fan of the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index fund. Low ER, provides exposure to the entirety of the US equity market.
ruralavalon wrote:discontinue over-thinking the small stuff.
ram wrote:However right now international is on sale.
WHL wrote:If I was starting from scratch right now without enough money to qualify for Admiral shares, I would buy into a Target Retirement fund.
Peter Foley wrote: I personally would start with international and then add US - only because US has done so well compared to international over the past 3 months.
Khanmots wrote:Point is you'll need to figure out what works for you.
Austintatious wrote: John Bogle's book The Little Book of Common Sense Investing.
BerkeleyChris wrote:Enough by John Bogle is good.
LadyGeek wrote:Just in case, have you seen the wiki article? Vanguard LifeStrategy Funds
Default User BR wrote:What do you mean? What mutual fund can you buy with a single flat fee?
bayview wrote:Worked for me. I'm on a Mac using Firefox, in case that's relevant.
ruralavalon wrote:Otherwise prefer a traditional IRA. "I think for most people the majority, if not 100%, of the contribution should go to a Traditional 401(k)." http://thefinancebuff.com/case-against-roth-401k.html
SkierMom wrote:Are your student loans Federal or Private?
If Private student loans, I would pay these off before anything else. They are too much of a burden, and potentially can weigh you down in more ways than you know....