You just gave me an idea. After I retire, I should visit Dublin several times, each time taking a different road.
The most interesting fact for me: index funds constitute "only" 17% of total equity and fixed income market capitalization.
Their availability bias pushes them towards mainstream investing, which enriches the Wall Street more so than them, but they rest assured that their financial planning is prudent.
I recall nisiprius making a good case for TB
I just like Intermediate Term Index Fund's fixed allocation better than the changing index that the Total Bond Fund follows.
The, not uncommon, lingering myth among many consumers is that a paper "certificate" is somehow required or is better than receipts, statements.
What is everyone's absolute favorite bond fund for these times of heightened interest rate risk?
I opened Roth IRAs for my wife and myself last year through Vanguard.
Conversely, if you feel certain about both the existence of a bubble and how it will burst, you may want to see if your certitude is warranted given your metric."