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Thanks From a Young Investor

In a follow up to my previous thread I would like to let you know what decision I made. After a discussion with my parents, we decided that moving my holdings from Vanguard's Wellington Fund to their Total Stock Market Admiral Fund would be a good decision. I have since completed the transaction and...
by vanguard1234
Thu May 02, 2013 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Thanks From a Young Investor
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Re: Young Investor Looking for Advice

Can anyone make a suggestion of a specific Vanguard fund? From above: Life Strategy Aggressive (80/20) Target Retirement 20xx -choose by looking at stock/bond ratios in distant dates Total Stock Market Admiral - covers the whole US stock market at a very low expense rate - You could own this fund (...
by vanguard1234
Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:39 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Young Investor Looking for Advice
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

Re: Young Investor Looking for Advice

Oh, ok I will look into those then.
by vanguard1234
Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:38 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Young Investor Looking for Advice
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

Re: Young Investor Looking for Advice

Can anyone make a suggestion of a specific Vanguard fund? From above: Life Strategy Aggressive (80/20) Target Retirement 20xx -choose by looking at stock/bond ratios in distant dates Total Stock Market Admiral - covers the whole US stock market at a very low expense rate - You could own this fund (...
by vanguard1234
Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:44 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Young Investor Looking for Advice
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

Re: Young Investor Looking for Advice

Can anyone make a suggestion of a specific Vanguard fund?
by vanguard1234
Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:40 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Young Investor Looking for Advice
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

Re: Young Investor Looking for Advice

BL wrote:Take a look at the Wiki here for Getting Started and the Three-Fund Portfolio: http://www.bogleheads.org/wiki/Three-Fund_Portfolio

Thanks, I read through it. But I think I would prefer something with greater returns.
by vanguard1234
Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:35 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Young Investor Looking for Advice
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

Re: Young Investor Looking for Advice

ou might want to pick a few "imaginary" funds to watch for a good while before changing to a different fund. That sounds like a good idea, I've been examining the performance of the Capital Opportunity fund over the last decade, 5 years, year, month, etc. I will add a few more to my watch...
by vanguard1234
Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:30 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Young Investor Looking for Advice
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

Re: Young Investor Looking for Advice

Congratulations on your early start! One question--what are you saving this money for? Have you discussed with your parents who will pay for college? Will you need to buy a car at some point? A big part of investing is not just returns but also reducing the risk that you will end up with less at th...
by vanguard1234
Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:28 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Young Investor Looking for Advice
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

Young Investor Looking for Advice

Hi, I'm new here and looking for some advice. First a little about myself; I am 14 years old and very interested in all things investing, my dream job is to work at Bain. I did some research in the summer and put $10k USD in Vanguard Welington in late August. So far, I've been pretty happy with the ...
by vanguard1234
Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:04 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Young Investor Looking for Advice
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

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