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Re: wealthfront inveatment recomend me this one

Regrettably, it appears that Wealthfront uses cookies to remember your answers, and your link won't show me your recommendation--just brings me back to the questionnaire. You had better copy the actual portfolio. OR, alternatively, this might be more interesting, if you wouldn't mind sharing your a...
by looking
Sun Oct 26, 2014 4:30 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: wealthfront inveatment recomend me this one
Replies: 3
Views: 740

Re: wealthfront inveatment recomend me this one

Regrettably, it appears that Wealthfront uses cookies to remember your answers, and your link won't show me your recommendation--just brings me back to the questionnaire. You had better copy the actual portfolio. OR, alternatively, this might be more interesting, if you wouldn't mind sharing your a...
by looking
Sun Oct 26, 2014 1:55 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: wealthfront inveatment recomend me this one
Replies: 3
Views: 740

wealthfront inveatment recomend me this one

hello all

the wealthfront online recommend me for my portfolios

just courios to see your input.

https://www.wealthfront.com/plan

https://www.wealthfront.com/plan/details

best wishes
by looking
Sun Oct 26, 2014 11:25 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: wealthfront inveatment recomend me this one
Replies: 3
Views: 740

opening offshore bank account

opening offshore bank account legally. hello all just wondering to see if one can open offshore bank account legally ( file IRS,notify ) )for protect from scammer.hacker,identity theft ,privacy,creditor ,safety,law suit, and peace of mind. such places as cayman island, bahama,belize,philippines.thai...
by looking
Mon Oct 20, 2014 5:45 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: opening offshore bank account
Replies: 10
Views: 1009

online shopping for laptop PC

hello all online shopping for laptop PC where to look for best places for online laptop PC buying . costco, walmart, amazon, PC outlets,refurbished.google, ebay, ?? looking for new i7,16gb,1tb,touch screen, wich is good?? HP,dell ,acer, toshiba, asus,. i like windows 7, instead of 8.1 what do you th...
by looking
Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:09 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: online shopping for laptop PC
Replies: 23
Views: 1314

Re: want to live foreign country

I think you'll have to narrow down what part of the world you're interested in before you can get concrete advice. I moved to Australia, though not to the tropical part, for work a number of years ago, and Oz has everything on your list; although, cheap may be debatable now. My residency visa was s...
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 6:40 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: want to live foreign country
Replies: 10
Views: 1343

Re: which bond is good to buy in this market

Hello, Your asset allocation is 50% stock and 50% cash. You asked about a bond fund to replace cash. You mentioned a 5 year horizon. You didn't mention if this was taxable or tax deferred money. You didn't mention an amount of money. You might get more suggestions if you did. :beer Shot in the dark...
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 6:33 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: which bond is good to buy in this market
Replies: 4
Views: 690

Re: which bond is good to buy in this market

[quote="stevewolfe"]Hello, Your asset allocation is 50% stock and 50% cash. You asked about a bond fund to replace cash. You mentioned a 5 year horizon. You didn't mention if this was taxable or tax deferred money. You didn't mention an amount of money. You might get more suggestions if yo...
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 6:29 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: which bond is good to buy in this market
Replies: 4
Views: 690

which bond is good to buy in this market

hello all please comment or input apprecated My AA is 50% stock and 50% cash please don't ask me why -- i need to buy bond fund replacing my 50% cash so which one should i consider buying in this market --interest rate will going up then share price will go down so yoiu lose money. what about interm...
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 4:07 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: which bond is good to buy in this market
Replies: 4
Views: 690

Re: Thoughts on Paul Merriman's Portfolio

Thoughts on Paul Merriman's Portfolio
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 3:36 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Thoughts on Paul Merriman's Portfolio
Replies: 38
Views: 2287

Re: Stocks as long term investments

Re: Stocks as long term investments


look all millions they all buy individual stocks and not mutual fund be make million buck buy individual sock --like warren buffett pausson
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:46 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Stocks as long term investments
Replies: 57
Views: 4802

Re: Stocks as long term investments

I know you guys aren't big fans of investing in individual stocks but i feel some diversification in a few stocks can be good for the long term. My uncle put $8K in J and J in the 80s and was able to pay for my cousins college tuition with his earnings. That said I purchased some shares in Apple an...
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:34 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Stocks as long term investments
Replies: 57
Views: 4802

Re: Stocks as long term investments

I know you guys aren't big fans of investing in individual stocks but i feel some diversification in a few stocks can be good for the long term. My uncle put $8K in J and J in the 80s and was able to pay for my cousins college tuition with his earnings. That said I purchased some shares in Apple an...
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:31 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Stocks as long term investments
Replies: 57
Views: 4802

Re: want to live foreign country

I think you'll have to narrow down what part of the world you're interested in before you can get concrete advice. I moved to Australia, though not to the tropical part, for work a number of years ago, and Oz has everything on your list; although, cheap may be debatable now. My residency visa was s...
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:53 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: want to live foreign country
Replies: 10
Views: 1343

Re: Why not 100% Stocks?

One thing I don't quite understand is why not weight the portfolio almost exclusively in stocks. Their return over the long haul seems to greatly trump Bonds, CDs, etc. What role do bonds play in a portfolio, except perhaps access to liquidity. If my short term cash needs are not large, shouldn't I...
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:55 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% Stocks?
Replies: 274
Views: 20892

Re: Why not 100% Stocks?

MarSam wrote:I'll still be holding enough in cash to account for 10 years of expenses AND I still own a business that I will likely sell in 5-10 years

m 100% stock with 3 years emergence money -sock thnak it will come back in 3 years-no need to seel for 3 years
looking
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:45 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% Stocks?
Replies: 274
Views: 20892

Re: Why not 100% Stocks?

One thing I don't quite understand is why not weight the portfolio almost exclusively in stocks. Their return over the long haul seems to greatly trump Bonds, CDs, etc. What role do bonds play in a portfolio, except perhaps access to liquidity. If my short term cash needs are not large, shouldn't I...
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:41 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% Stocks?
Replies: 274
Views: 20892

want to live foreign country

hello all I m thinking living in foreign country and buy home there, but no clue as to where,how, what-- with SS money $ 1500 and retiremnt income $$2000 total $3500 per months ---some cheap , safe ,medical facility, tropical weather,blue WATER,WHITE SAND BEACH,FISHING, SWIMMING,-- can you buy home ...
by looking
Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:35 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: want to live foreign country
Replies: 10
Views: 1343

Re: Is it good time or bad time to buy bond ???

thnak you jack appreciated your input
by looking
Thu Oct 16, 2014 5:18 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Is it good time or bad time to buy bond ???
Replies: 7
Views: 1016

can you deduct from NOL( net operating loss )

hi all
can you deduct capital gain and interest income on etf trading from NOL ( net operating loss carry over??)

vest wishes
by looking
Tue Oct 07, 2014 12:51 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: can you deduct from NOL( net operating loss )
Replies: 0
Views: 142

Is it good time or bad time to buy bond ???

hello all sound very silly but--my questioin is - is it good time or bad time to buy bond--if bad, how bad it is --cause interest rate will go up . Re balanced cash to buy bond, no equity for i want to reduce my equity expose from 100% to 50%- 50/50 AA. then which bond should i get into --i'm thinki...
by looking
Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:22 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Is it good time or bad time to buy bond ???
Replies: 7
Views: 1016

anybody has done Whipple surgery

i have just has done my Whipple surgery at Mayo clinic 3 months ago and slowly recovering
anyone has done - please share your experiences

looking
by looking
Sun Sep 28, 2014 11:52 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: anybody has done Whipple surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 1063

Re: Asset Allocation, ETFs, Target retirement or Index Fund?

i have son and he is exactly same as your situation i think option target fund is right one and
by looking
Sun Sep 28, 2014 11:43 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Asset Allocation, ETFs, Target retirement or Index Fund?
Replies: 9
Views: 642

Re: Motif Investing - own the S&P500 for less

i dont even know what is motif investing ??
by looking
Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:59 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Motif Investing - own the S&P500 for less
Replies: 91
Views: 6631

Re: compartion btween ishares and vg ETFs

just wondering any one using all VG ETFS his or her portfolios -- i have all VG ETFS on all my portfoilos -- im VG royal customer I cannot figure out if you meant "loyal customer" or "royal pain customer". We currently have the following Vanguard ETFs in our portfolio: VBR, VSS,...
by looking
Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:46 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: compartion btween ishares and vg ETFs
Replies: 11
Views: 1138

Re: compartion btween ishares and vg ETFs

just wondering any one using all VG ETFS his or her portfolios -- i have all VG ETFS on all my portfoilos -- im VG royal customer
by looking
Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:44 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: compartion btween ishares and vg ETFs
Replies: 11
Views: 1138

Re: compartion btween ishares and vg ETFs

It is one of the most insignificant decisions ever. Either are fine. denovo why haav'ent you done like VEU ,VEA and vgk if just wondering Stocks (80% of portfolio): 30% US Large, 4% Mid Cap, 6% Small Cap, 20% Emerg Market, 10% Asia Developed, 10% Europe, 5% Intl Small Cap, 10% US RE, 5 % INTL RE | ...
by looking
Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:52 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: compartion btween ishares and vg ETFs
Replies: 11
Views: 1138

compartion btween ishares and vg ETFs

some one please give me some explanation

what is pros and cons btween ishares and VG ETFs ??
tax advantage ,better return, or tracking error expens ratio ??

best wishes

sorry my typo error i should have said Ishares ETF aaaaaand VG E TFs
by looking
Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:19 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: compartion btween ishares and vg ETFs
Replies: 11
Views: 1138

Re: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??

obgraham wrote:
looking wrote:--were you in cleveland clinic at that time
No. Cleveland is a long way from Minnesota!

so which clinic people come to saying mayo is last place to go
by looking
Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:07 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??
Replies: 30
Views: 3101

Re: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??

Ask your GI doc who is taking care of you at Stanford who he would recommend. It is a small community and if you feel he has you best interest at heart then he should have no problems being honest. I trained at Mayo back in the late 1970s. It's an exceptional place. But Staythecourse's recommendati...
by looking
Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:04 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??
Replies: 30
Views: 3101

Re: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??

Like others say, "it depends". It depends mostly on what you need. If you require a subspecialized treatment, then it behooves you to seek the place that has the best experience and the best outcomes with that condition. Mayo is a top ranked place, but so are many others. If you need some...
by looking
Fri Apr 04, 2014 5:38 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??
Replies: 30
Views: 3101

Re: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??

Like others say, "it depends". It depends mostly on what you need. If you require a subspecialized treatment, then it behooves you to seek the place that has the best experience and the best outcomes with that condition. Mayo is a top ranked place, but so are many others. If you need some...
by looking
Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:02 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??
Replies: 30
Views: 3101

Re: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??

thank you for all feedback--i have done the ERCP ( bile duck repaired ) at stanford but i have new problems at post procedure they dont know whta it is - that is why im going to Mayo i need to hear some one actually been treated there .
by looking
Fri Apr 04, 2014 1:26 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??
Replies: 30
Views: 3101

Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??

hi
i'm scheduled to see doctor in Mayo clinic in Minesota for diagnoses for [a medical condition].

anyeone has exprence with Mayo clinic please share with me..

best wishes

looking
by looking
Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:37 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Mayo clinic is the best clinic in America ??
Replies: 30
Views: 3101

Re: i'm thinking retiring in Hawaii ( retired already)

LadyGeek wrote:This thread is now in the Personal Consumer Issues forum (living in Hawaii).


where to go finding good rental deals should look at the craigslist or go to see real estate brokers
by looking
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:34 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: i'm thinking [of] retiring in Hawaii ( retired already)
Replies: 34
Views: 4528

Re: Recommendations for a Laptop Computer???

Whether you buy Lenovo or Dell I think it is worth it to buy their business models, that would be Thinkpads for Lenovo and the Precision or Latitude lines for Dell. I still love my Thinkpad 600E that I purchased used 13 years ago. That is laptop is built like a tank. The whole ergnonomics of it is ...
by looking
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:31 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Recommendations for a Laptop Computer???
Replies: 41
Views: 3489

Re: Shiller Thinks Owning a Home is a Terrible Investment

I learned long ago not to look at my home as an investment, but rather as a lifestyle choice.

do you think he knows what he is talking about ,did you read sunday wall street" novel winner does not have crystal ball on economics
by looking
Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:57 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Shiller Thinks Owning a Home is a Terrible Investment
Replies: 255
Views: 21998

Re: Free Stanford Course: Finance of Retirement & Pensions

Stanford Graduate School of Business is offering a free online course Finance of Retirement & Pensions from Monday, 14 October to Friday, 13 December 2013. The course includes video lectures, spreadsheet work, weekly conferences, and--for those who will come up with the top five ideas--all expen...
by looking
Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:52 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Free Stanford Course: Finance of Retirement & Pensions
Replies: 138
Views: 16907

Re: VG FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap Index (VFSVX)

I own VSS in both taxable and tax-advantaged accounts. It is about as tax-efficient as VBR, the small-cap value index fund. If you are in the 25% marginal income tax bracket, you will end up paying about 0.45% of the total value of your holdings in taxes annually. In contrast, with total US stock m...
by looking
Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:38 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: VG FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap Index (VFSVX)
Replies: 12
Views: 1385

Re: i'm thinking [of] retiring in Hawaii ( retired already)

There are lot of govt subsidized senior housing on Oahu. You can rent a modest 1 bedroom for $600s a month. They tend to be in newer modest apartments. That seems a lot better bet than buying. OP is 72. At $600 pcm with inflation, figure 15 years out of his/ her $150k. Even then would be able to li...
by looking
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:33 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: i'm thinking [of] retiring in Hawaii ( retired already)
Replies: 34
Views: 4528

looking for buying new laptop pc

hello folks' i'm looking to buy laptop pc for home and business. Touch screen is good buying than just regular one and how you compare touch screen with regular one, is it worth while more expensive touch scree. And where is the good place to look for buying- may be Costco 3 months try out return wi...
by looking
Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:31 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: looking for buying new laptop pc
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Re: Ideas, thoughts on DNA Testing?

Now that such tests are generally available and in the low/moderate price range ($99 is what I see), I am curious about such an analysis of my genetic "history". It is mainly curiosity and fascination. I knew 3 of my 4 grandparents (one died before I was born). One side of the family come...
by looking
Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:49 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Ideas, thoughts on DNA Testing?
Replies: 2
Views: 383

i'm thinking [of] retiring in Hawaii ( retired already)

hello folks i'm thinking retiring in Hawaii . I'm 74 years single, retired, SS income $1600 per month with medicare,and other income around $2000 total $3600 per month. And may be i can buy 1 bed /1 bath very small with cash $ 150,000 fix upper so no mortgage payment if i can find and just sleeping ...
by looking
Mon Aug 12, 2013 8:25 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: i'm thinking [of] retiring in Hawaii ( retired already)
Replies: 34
Views: 4528

Re: Garlic anyone?

Are there any regular consumers of garlic here? The big issue obviously is the smell. How do you handle that? I want to consume 1 clove a day. Don't have much faith in garlic supplements. garlic is very good you can live longer than people not eating it just like medicine it cures ever thing god gi...
by looking
Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:19 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Garlic anyone?
Replies: 51
Views: 4743

Re: AA. Now 70/30. Thinking of 80/20.

I did raise 50% to 80% equity exposure it is helping adding numbers otherwise very slow to reach my goal
it is gamble or irrational or not bogleheads discipline i do not know .
looking
by looking
Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:06 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: AA. Now 70/30. Thinking of 80/20.
Replies: 36
Views: 2774

Re: AA. Now 70/30. Thinking of 80/20.

The thinking behind it is to reach my number faster. It is not based on any recent market performance. I will keep the same AA 80/20 even if stocks go down by 50% or more. Please comment. Thanks. Age: 42 Times annual expenses accumulated: 7 Marginal Tax rate: 25% Emergency fund: Yes Debt: Mortgage ...
by looking
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:50 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: AA. Now 70/30. Thinking of 80/20.
Replies: 36
Views: 2774

Re: AA. Now 70/30. Thinking of 80/20.

The thinking behind it is to reach my number faster. It is not based on any recent market performance. I will keep the same AA 80/20 even if stocks go down by 50% or more. Please comment. Thanks. Age: 42 Times annual expenses accumulated: 7 Marginal Tax rate: 25% Emergency fund: Yes Debt: Mortgage ...
by looking
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:46 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: AA. Now 70/30. Thinking of 80/20.
Replies: 36
Views: 2774

Re: AA. Now 70/30. Thinking of 80/20.

stemikger wrote:I have no answers for you, but I'm curious to see what others have to say.


is this vanguard fund --- international large blend and international small blend ?? then what is name of the vanguard fund

looking
by looking
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:45 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: AA. Now 70/30. Thinking of 80/20.
Replies: 36
Views: 2774

my tip went down 10%

My tip ( vangurd tip )went down 10% so what shall i do sell or wait or lifting
by looking
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:37 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: my tip went down 10%
Replies: 6
Views: 1166

Re: Garlic anyone?

I do not eat it much but mostly because it is too hard on my stomach. However, when I was younger I used to make soup, and I learned that if you put an entire clove in a large batch of soup and let it completely cook out, it will not be as strong as you would think. The cooking seems to remove a lo...
by looking
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:26 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Garlic anyone?
Replies: 51
Views: 4743
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