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Re: 2014 trip to Europe

My two favorite places in Europe are Italy and Spain. However you plan the trip, dont skip Italy! Oh and especially dont skip Venice. Personally I need at least 2 weeks to start including more than one country on my itinerary, spend at least 3 days in any city/town you are visiting or it will feel l...
by WHEEE
Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:47 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 2014 trip to Europe
Replies: 44
Views: 3858

Re: When to add 30 year bonds to one's portfolio?

The only 30 year bonds I would ever buy is 30 year TIPS and hold to maturity... I feel 30 years is much too long of a time to make a coin-flip gamble about inflation.
by WHEEE
Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:51 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: When to add 30 year bonds to one's portfolio?
Replies: 34
Views: 1656

Re: Should my wife keep working or become a stay-at-home mom

There seems to be some unintended sexism in this thread. Why all the assumptions than mothers have a special connection with their children but not the fathers, and that children are better off with their mothers at home? I come from a family where both parents worked, and my boyfriend comes from a ...
by WHEEE
Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:58 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Should my wife keep working or become a stay-at-home mom?
Replies: 112
Views: 8466

Re: Is "Age in Bonds" dead? (From "The Affluent Investor:")

I think the rule is useful as it creates a starting point for someone to think about their own personal asset allocation. I thought long about what risk I would like to take and have decided to not follow the age-in-bonds rule as I am about to start in a highly competitive and unstable career, but b...
by WHEEE
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:45 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Is "Age in Bonds" dead? (From "The Affluent Investor:")
Replies: 60
Views: 8518

Re: Bonds or no Bonds?

Thanks guys :) The amount I was planning to invest was around 30,000. Based on the comments, I think I will go ahead and invest 10,500 each in Total Market and Total International, and hold off 9,000 until I am 100% certain what I want to do with it (perhaps more equity or i Bonds). My target asset ...
by WHEEE
Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:23 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Bonds or no Bonds?
Replies: 5
Views: 683

Bonds or no Bonds?

Hello! :D I am a newbie to the world of investing, I've been reading this site a lot the past month and am about to start investing on my own. I am still a student, and do not have any income for this year. But I do have money in my bank that I would like to start investing. I understand that normal...
by WHEEE
Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:05 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Bonds or no Bonds?
Replies: 5
Views: 683

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