I'm not familiar with DFA funds but others here are. Hopefully they'll chime in.cmvb08 wrote:Vanguard Total Bond (VBTIC) (.07)
Vanguard S&P 500 (VINIX) (.04)
Vanguard Small Cap Growth (VSGIX) (.08)
$3,500/6% = $58,000 gross incomecmvb08 wrote:New Annual Contributions
$3,500 to 401(K) (This will get me the largest possible match from my employer, 3% on the first 6% contributed and i would contribute a little more)
$5,500 to Roth IRA
cmvb08 wrote:I am unsure how I'm doing in terms of choosing the proper investments in my 401(k).
My general order of how to allocate extra cash beyond maxing out my Roth and getting the employer match on my 401(k) appears to be to toss half of the extra money at my student loan and then save the other half until my emergency fund reaches six month. Then get intense on my student loan until its gone for good. Thoughts?
Peter Foley wrote:I would second Duckie's approach to your selection of investments. I'm also in agreement regarding your plan to retire your student loan debt. Think of retiring your debt as part of your bond allocation for now.
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