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Continue investing or stop investing ??

I probably should not be constantly fretting about what to do with our savings but I do anyway and would appreciate some advice. I read the replies you bogleheads give to people and consider you'all a generally decent and thouthful bunch of guys. My situation is : 72 years old - have been retired fo...
by RFoss5
Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:26 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Continue investing or stop investing ??
Replies: 8
Views: 1170

Money market

Please help a neophyte investor..... I am considering putting a large amount of money in either the Vanguard VMMXX or the VMSXX money market fund. The first one is taxable and the latter is listed as tax-free. Why would anyone put money in a taxable fund when a nontaxable one is available ??? What e...
by RFoss5
Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:37 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Money market
Replies: 3
Views: 514

Money market funds

Hello bogleheads - I am a rather conservative investor, about 75 years old. Could use your advise ref. money market fund selection. I have about 50 % of my portfolio in stocks and bonds and really do not want to increase that % at this time. The balance of my money just sits there in my IRA account ...
by RFoss5
Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:55 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Money market funds
Replies: 7
Views: 621

Re: Diversification [Portfolio Help, Asset Allocation]

Sorry, I noticed my own errors after I posted the info. Actually my current diversification is as follows : 20 % Vanguard VGSTX fund ( 60% stocks/40% bonds) 10 % Fidelity FSHOX construction/housing fund 15 % Fidelity FIEUX European large growth fund 10 % Fidelity FSRBX financial bank stock fund 15 %...
by RFoss5
Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:46 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Success stories ?]
Replies: 7
Views: 612

Success stories ?]

I would like to have the opinions and/or sucesses of bogleheads who have or have had in the past one or more of the following mutuals in their portfolios as far as return on investment is concerned : Vanguard VGSTX, Vanguard VIVAX, Vanguard VWELX, Fidelity FSHOX and Fidelity Fieux . Did they live up...
by RFoss5
Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:15 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Success stories ?]
Replies: 7
Views: 612

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