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Re: Bloomberg rates Large Company 401k plans

FYI - I merged Taylor Larimore's thread into here, which is in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (401(k) ranking).
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:36 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Bloomberg rates Large Company 401k plans
Replies: 22
Views: 1975

Re: Vanguard sued for charging too little

According to the complaint ... Maybe I missed it but can someone post a link to the complaint itself? I went to the obvious place: New York State Supreme Court Records OnLine Library SCROLL . I could not locate the case. Actually, the suit invokes New York State's False Claims Act, not the federal ...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:21 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Vanguard sued for charging too little
Replies: 94
Views: 6189

Re: Vanguard sued for charging too little

The Vanguard mutual funds own a subsidiary because Jack Bogle needed a job. After Bogle was fired from Wellington Capital he persuaded the other directors of the Wellington funds to use assets of the funds to start a company for him to run. The wiki has additional background: Wellington Management ...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:48 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Vanguard sued for charging too little
Replies: 94
Views: 6189

Re: CD interest payments

Thanks LG :happy Add dividends to certificate. Same interest rate as CD? I'm sure there are some subtle differences, but a money market is the same thing as a CD. From the wiki: Certificate of deposit CDs at credit unions are sometimes called money market certificates. Unlike a money market fund, t...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:42 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: CD interest payments
Replies: 5
Views: 480

Re: Health Care Sharing Ministry

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (Health Care).

As wageoghe suggested, feel free to continue the discussion in: Health-Sharing Ministry as ACA Insurance Alternative
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 5:02 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Health Care Sharing Ministry
Replies: 3
Views: 353

Re: CD interest payments

Don't feel bad about asking a question. You don't have to know everything, I certainly don't. First, read the wiki: Certificate of deposit See this example at PenFed: Money Market Certificates - PenFed , scroll to the "Details and Disclosures" part. You choose how the interest is paid, whi...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 4:52 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: CD interest payments
Replies: 5
Views: 480

Re: What shoe size should I buy?

This thread has run its course and is locked (below discretionary threshold). See: Forum Policy ...Note that this subforum has a much lower threshold for locking or removing posts than the financial and investing subforums. Note that this subforum has a much lower threshold for locking or removing ...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 4:11 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What shoe size should I buy?
Replies: 10
Views: 498

Re: favorite bogleheads posts?

At the time, we did send an email to the address on record requesting information. There was no reply. For an anonymous internet forum, that's the most we should do.
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 3:00 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: favorite bogleheads posts?
Replies: 43
Views: 3077

Re: Do Bogleheads Ladder CDs Anymore?

I got a 7 x 7-year CD ladder at 3.49% with PenFed a few years ago. The idea was that I could break one early if the rates went up, or I could hold if the rates when down. I'm still holding.
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 1:59 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Do Bogleheads Ladder CDs Anymore?
Replies: 25
Views: 2086

Re: Vanguard sued for charging too little

OP here. The thing I hate about our lawsuit culture is the ease in which a complaint with "damning language" can be filed. Here is one from a few years ago: http://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=22574 ... The link in human readable format: Complaint Filed Against Vangua...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 1:37 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Vanguard sued for charging too little
Replies: 94
Views: 6189

Re: Teacher looking for portfolio advice

FYI - Teacher88 had a duplicated thread, which I merged into here.
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 12:34 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Teacher looking for portfolio advice
Replies: 13
Views: 456

Re: rewards checking account

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (credit card).

amitb00 - You can fix your post by clicking on the "Edit" button in the top right corner of each post.
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 12:32 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: rewards checking account
Replies: 12
Views: 637

Re: Does severance pay reduce or relace unemployment benefit

Following sscritic, I found that googling for the right term helps. "pa definition severance pay case law" lead to a blog with the right link: Regular Session 2011-2012 Senate Bill 1030 P.N. 1365  "Severance pay" means one or more payments made by an employer to an employe on acc...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 12:23 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Does severance pay reduce or relace unemployment benefits?
Replies: 41
Views: 1931

Re: Does severance pay reduce or relace unemployment benefit

You should make sure that it is technically severance that she is receiving. Some companies make you sign paperwork waving your right to sue for wrongful termination and/or reaffirm your non-compete/NDA/non-dsiparagement clause. If the company makes her "severance" contingent upon signing...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:54 am
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Does severance pay reduce or relace unemployment benefits?
Replies: 41
Views: 1931

Re: Best On-line Portfolio trackers


Welcome!Portfolio Visualizer is developed and maintained by Bogleheads member pvguy. His Factor analysis tool is in the wiki (Fama-French three-factor model analysis).
by LadyGeek
Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:14 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Best On-line Portfolio trackers
Replies: 16
Views: 1375

Re: favorite bogleheads posts?

Thanks, I fixed it.
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:07 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: favorite bogleheads posts?
Replies: 43
Views: 3077

Re: Public Speaking-help

^^^ See my previous post about medical advice.

"Ask your doctor about xxxx" would be OK, but consider that some employers may have a different perspective. I think what's been said so far is sufficient, the point has been made.
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:31 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Public Speaking-help
Replies: 57
Views: 2280

Re: HELP for dying friend ...

I'm sorry for your loss. Earlier this year, my father passed away. I updated the wiki based on my experience going through this process, which will hopefully provide some insight. First, be aware of the Step-up in basis , which will impact taxes. Next: Estate and inheritance tax . Especially read th...
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:17 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: HELP for dying friend ...
Replies: 46
Views: 4456

Re: The Best Way To Kill Flies

This thread has run its course and is locked (below discretionary threshold). See: Forum Policy Note that this subforum has a much lower threshold for locking or removing posts than the financial and investing subforums. In general, controversial, offensive, pointless, divisive or mean-spirited pos...
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 4:58 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: The Best Way To Kill Flies
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Re: Have a million to transfer, thinking of doing 100% stock

I removed an off-topic comment and its response. As a reminder, see: Forum Policy We expect this forum to be a place where people can feel comfortable asking questions and where debates and discussions are conducted in civil tones... Attacks on individuals, insults, name calling, trolling, baiting ...
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 4:43 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Have a million to transfer, thinking of doing 100% stocks
Replies: 38
Views: 3452

Re: favorite bogleheads posts?

When a member is worried what others think of them, Taylor Larimore puts this in the right perspective. Subject: How to get over finance envy Paddington: At age 89, I have traveled a long road and observed a few things: In general, there are two kinds of people: "Outer-directed" who spend ...
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 12:27 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: favorite bogleheads posts?
Replies: 43
Views: 3077

Re: Experimenting with LibreOffice Calc [Importing fund pric

^^^ Good point, but I'm always paranoid about that stuff and use the "Trust No One" security model. Encrypt everywhere, especially online. Computer security is discussed extensively in the Personal Consumer Issues forum.

rustymutt- That's good info. Are you using MS Windows?
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:59 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Experimenting with LibreOffice Calc [Importing fund prices]
Replies: 15
Views: 590

Re: Experimenting with LibreOffice Calc [Importing fund pric

^^^ You also don't have any privacy... I'm running Linux with LibreOffice Calc 4.2 and did some research. For those who like Linux and working with shell scripts, see: Stock Quotes for LibreOffice and OpenOffice For everyone else, try this extension: GetQuote (also download the user's guide) I was a...
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:27 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Experimenting with LibreOffice Calc [Importing fund prices]
Replies: 15
Views: 590

Re: Experimenting with LibreOffice Calc [Importing fund pric

This thread is now in the Investing - Theory, News & General forum (fund prices). I also retitled the thread to draw the attention of the spreadsheet experts.
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:09 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Experimenting with LibreOffice Calc [Importing fund prices]
Replies: 15
Views: 590

Re: Public Speaking-help

temco_rep wrote:My previous boss advised me to try the Dale Carnegie class. I did take in 1996 and was pleased with the results ,however I believe I'm right back where I started from .

Perhaps you just need a refresher. Can you get your company to pay for another course?
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:51 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Public Speaking-help
Replies: 57
Views: 2280

Re: Public Speaking-help

As a reminder, medical advice (drugs and treatment techniques) is off-topic. See: Forum Policy Medical Issues Questions on medical issues are beyond the scope of the forum. If you are looking for medical information online, I'd like to suggest you start with the Medical Library Association's User's...
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:45 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Public Speaking-help
Replies: 57
Views: 2280

Re: Advice wanted on first computer purchase since 1982!

... Harking back to my original experiences with the Osborne 2 in 1982, this reminds me of the so-called Osborne effect, which brought that company down... I'd like to mention that I also owned an "Ozzie" (what they were affectionately called back then). The Wikipedia article fails to men...
by LadyGeek
Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:37 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Advice wanted on first computer purchase since 1982!
Replies: 94
Views: 3967

Re: List of Worst financial advice (what not to do):

The discussion is wandering from taking care of aging parents to career discussions, among other topics.

Please stay on-topic, which is " 'worst financial advice' according to Bogleheads."
by LadyGeek
Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:15 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: List of Worst financial advice (what not to do):
Replies: 144
Views: 15960

Re: Advice wanted on first computer purchase since 1982!

...And when we had difficulties with our in-home networking (and some other electronics), we found one very unhelpful Geek, so we just requested a different Geek. Geeks are not universally interchangeable! I certainly hope not. :wink: dodecahedron - Congrats on making a decision and following throu...
by LadyGeek
Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:08 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Advice wanted on first computer purchase since 1982!
Replies: 94
Views: 3967

Re: Anyone use Fido as your bank?

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (banking).
by LadyGeek
Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:51 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Anyone use Fido as your bank?
Replies: 11
Views: 1459

Re: Celebrity Bogleheads?

This thread has run its course and is locked (not personal nor actionable). See: A reminder that non-investing general comment threads are OT - It must be personal . In other words, you must be asking about your own situation. You can also ask on behalf of someone specific, such as a family member....
by LadyGeek
Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:05 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Celebrity Bogleheads?
Replies: 3
Views: 914

Re: Vanguard eliminates fee on FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Ca

I merged camper's thread into here. The software does the sorting, Kevin M is the winner by 2 minutes.
by LadyGeek
Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:34 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard eliminates fee on FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap
Replies: 19
Views: 2392

Re: Rich Spouse, Poor Spouse [Tax filing apportionment]

Divorce is also off the table for further discussion (off-topic).

Please stay on-topic.
by LadyGeek
Fri Jul 25, 2014 5:44 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Rich Spouse, Poor Spouse [Tax filing apportionment]
Replies: 77
Views: 4856

Re: SEC Adopts Money Market Fund Reform Rules

FYI - I merged Taylor Larimore's thread into here. As sscritic implies, it's "close enough" to justify the merge.
by LadyGeek
Fri Jul 25, 2014 5:00 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: SEC Adopts Money Market Fund Reform Rules
Replies: 52
Views: 2657

Re: Obtaining Legal Counsel?

I removed the link, as I think it's the OP's image of the actual evidence. Considering that the OP wants to file a lawsuit, the evidence is now public. That may damage credibility of the case, but I'm not a lawyer.
by LadyGeek
Fri Jul 25, 2014 4:42 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Obtaining Legal Counsel?
Replies: 51
Views: 3001

Re: Rich Spouse, Poor Spouse [Tax filing apportionment]

I think double quotes are appropriate, but the point is that the title was incorrect. I fixed the title.
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:14 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Rich Spouse, Poor Spouse [Tax filing apportionment]
Replies: 77
Views: 4856

Re: Personal finance podcast to replace Marketplace Money?

The wiki has a list of podcasts: Podcasts

Does the list need to be updated?
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:51 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Personal finance podcast to replace Marketplace Money?
Replies: 14
Views: 1850

Re: Inherited IRAs not protected in bankruptcy - Supreme Cou

Further comments should be posted in the earlier thread (Sidney's link): Inherited IRAs not exempt from bankruptcy

(Thread locked to redirect responses.)
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:44 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Inherited IRAs not protected in bankruptcy - Supreme Court
Replies: 2
Views: 591

Re: Helping finding an asian stock market ETF [New Zealand]

Hi, I retitled your thread to draw the attention of our New Zealand experts. If you want to change the title, just edit the Subject: line in Post #1. You have a previous thread asking about a Canadian ETF: Investing in Canada - EWC May I suggest you edit Post #1 using the format as you did in the fi...
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:29 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Help finding an asian ETF [New Zealand]
Replies: 2
Views: 148

Re: Here's another "where should I retire" thread

This thread is now in the Personal Consumer Issues forum (where to retire).
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:56 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Here's another "where should I retire" thread
Replies: 104
Views: 5699

Re: favorite bogleheads posts?

This thread is now in the Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community forum. Wait a second, it already is.

This one is on my list: Re: Girlfriend moving in, lots of student loan debt
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:47 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: favorite bogleheads posts?
Replies: 43
Views: 3077

Re: Obtaining Legal Counsel?

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (legal issues). I should have moved this sooner.

Also, try to focus on finding a lawyer. Recommendations on the handling of contaminated needles is straying off-topic (medical advice, let the OP's doctor help here).
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:10 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Obtaining Legal Counsel?
Replies: 51
Views: 3001

Re: Lawyer Up? Advice Needed

Please don't post any details of what you might use in your case. This forum does not get involved with anyone's legal issues. See this disclaimer, which is at the bottom of every forum page: No guarantees are made as to the accuracy of the information on this site or the appropriateness of any advi...
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:03 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Obtaining Legal Counsel?
Replies: 51
Views: 3001

Re: Rich Spouse, Poor Spouse [Tax filing status]

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (taxes). I also retitled the thread. Ok. I know I'm new here but how does one spouse live rich and the other poor? Seriously? I'm an old head so is this a new trend? It's not the lifestyle, but the disparity of taxable income. A salary...
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:43 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Rich Spouse, Poor Spouse [Tax filing apportionment]
Replies: 77
Views: 4856

Re: New to forum [Selling worthless stock]

You might want to contact your broker and ask if they will buy the shares themselves. That was suggested in the discussion thread I used for the wiki: Subject: How to Recognize Capital Loss I am always confused by this. If the company went bankrupt and/or the stock is a total loss, then there are I...
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:53 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: New to forum [Selling worthless stock]
Replies: 9
Views: 756

Re: [Saudi Arabian stock exchange to open to foreign investo

As a reminder, see: Forum Policy

...Attacks on individuals, insults, name calling, trolling, baiting or other attempts to sow dissension are not acceptable.


Please stay on-topic, which is the stock exchange. Comments related to life-style are off-topic.
by LadyGeek
Thu Jul 24, 2014 5:15 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: [Saudi Arabian stock exchange to open to foreign investors]
Replies: 18
Views: 1325
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