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Re: Fire Advisor then Vanguard Target or Individual?

WOW! I just ran the calculator and on a 20-year holding with a 2.0% EJ fee, the reduction of future value due to fees was 33.24% :shock: "Too large an effect on the ultimate size of the retirement nest egg you can accumuluate. Yes for sure. Use this calculator and compare what 1.75% expenses do...
by cobill
Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:24 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Fire Advisor then Vanguard Target or Individual?
Replies: 18
Views: 1455

Re: Need Help With IRA - EJ Managed or Index/ETFs?

I appreciate the wise responses so far and will continue with my education as a newbie Boglehead. I read some of the forum EJ questions/answers and they never tell the "rest of the story". I was wondering if there are more "success" stories like Art's where the investor moved out...
by cobill
Mon Sep 02, 2013 1:46 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Need Help With IRA - EJ Managed or Index/ETFs?
Replies: 8
Views: 621

Need Help With IRA - EJ Managed or Index/ETFs?

I've finally recouped my IRA assets from the past downturns and just found your forum this week. A lot of good things to read and learn on this site! :D I'm 57, retired with a good pension, currently using a local Edward Jones advisor and he wants me to move my $150K IRA account that is mostly bond ...
by cobill
Sun Sep 01, 2013 4:22 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Need Help With IRA - EJ Managed or Index/ETFs?
Replies: 8
Views: 621

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