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Re: "Late Bloomer Millionaires" -- A Gem

Looks like a nice book, just got it through kindle app
Thanks for making it available Dan & Steve
by darkhorse
Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:23 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Late Bloomer Millionaires" -- A Gem
Replies: 48
Views: 11471

Re: Newbie needs help with 403b

The idea is ok except it does not have the 20% bonds you said you want. I'm also unsure about the real estate account. It does not make sense to me to take out the low cost international and put in a high cost real estate fund. rjg, As he said, he counted TIAA Real Estate as half fixed income and h...
by darkhorse
Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:11 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Newbie needs help with 403b
Replies: 19
Views: 1266

Re: Newbie needs help with 403b

I must be missing something because by the time there are this number of replies it has usually been suggested that high interest loans be paid off . While she should definitely contribute to the extent that she gets match I think most of the couple's investments should go to paying off the 11% loa...
by darkhorse
Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:50 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Newbie needs help with 403b
Replies: 19
Views: 1266

Re: Newbie needs help with 403b

I must be missing something because by the time there are this number of replies it has usually been suggested that high interest loans be paid off . While she should definitely contribute to the extent that she gets match I think most of the couple's investments should go to paying off the 11% loa...
by darkhorse
Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:53 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Newbie needs help with 403b
Replies: 19
Views: 1266

Re: Newbie needs help with 403b

I also think you allocation plan to start is fine. Later on you want to add on mid cap and small cap in addition to your current S&P 500. Or petition the company to add the total stock market index instead. I didn't see it in your list. Do you know that it's extremely rare to get a match in a 4...
by darkhorse
Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:25 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Newbie needs help with 403b
Replies: 19
Views: 1266

Re: Newbie needs help with 403b

20% PIMCO Total Return Fund—Institutional PTTRX 0.46%/0.46% 20% International Equity Index Fund Premier TRIPX 0.24%/0.24% 60% TIAA-CREF S&P 500 Index Fund—Institutional TISPX 0.07%/0.07% Welcome to the forum. Looks like you are in the 15% Federal bracket. I think your choice of funds is decent....
by darkhorse
Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:17 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Newbie needs help with 403b
Replies: 19
Views: 1266

Newbie needs help with 403b

Hi all, I am a new member but not new to Boglehead. I have been reading up on this forum for roughly 8 months now and have gone through wiki and few of rec reading materials. My wife recently got hired and that is going to change our financial situation in a sense that we can pay our debt somewhat a...
by darkhorse
Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:46 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Newbie needs help with 403b
Replies: 19
Views: 1266

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