selters wrote:For my developed markets exposure the lowest cost index fund available is one that tracks the MSCI World index and has a an annual expense ratio of 0.30%
sscritic wrote:I don't think that was the abbreviations guy frugaltype was talking about. My interpretation was that he wanted the guy who wanted to ban all abbreviations, but that guy apparently missed RadAudit when he culled the herd.
cheese_breath wrote:I would just consider it part of my total wealth. When I pass the kids will get whatever's left whether it's more or less than the inheritance.
alec wrote:I think I helped get my employer to switch to cheaper funds in the 401(k) by "shame."
Take a look at the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund (ticker: VTSMX) as an example. The fund holds over 36,000 securities and as of August 12, 2013 had an expense ratio of only 0.17%.
nisiprius wrote:Wealth means enough money to evoke envy in me.
Billyboy wrote:So in essence, if I understand fully, your desired target asset allocation is very close to 49 stocks (34% Total Stock Mkt.,15% Tot. International Stock Mkt)./49% Bonds (29% Tot. Bond Mkt., 10% Total International Bond Mkt.,10% Tips) and 2%MM, obviously (+or-), correct ?