How old is a Boglehead?

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How old is a Boglehead?

30 or younger
46
16%
31-40
74
26%
41-50
45
16%
51-60
50
18%
61-70
51
18%
71-80
16
6%
81 or older
3
1%
 
Total votes: 285

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How old is a Boglehead?

Postby whaleknives » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:54 pm

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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby Grt2bOutdoors » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:57 pm

You should have let people vote more than once. Why? Well, since I'm a Boglehead, my immediate family by virtue of their relationship with me are Bogleheads (whether they realize it or not) :wink:
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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby whaleknives » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:21 pm

Grt2bOutdoors wrote:You should have let people vote more than once. Why? Well, since I'm a Boglehead, my immediate family by virtue of their relationship with me are Bogleheads (whether they realize it or not) :wink:


OK, I could have said "Boglehead forum participant/poster/reader", but I was trying not to be circuitous, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy . . .
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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby stan1 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:24 pm

whaleknives,
Have you seen the Bogleheads net worth spreadsheet?
Your questions on Bogleheads demographics are answered there (and much more, although you may need to do your own analytics on the raw data).

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=88801

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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby EternalOptimist » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:41 pm

stan1 wrote:whaleknives,
Have you seen the Bogleheads net worth spreadsheet?
Your questions on Bogleheads demographics are answered there (and much more, although you may need to do your own analytics on the raw data).

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=88801



Have seen this and find it somewhat difficult to believe that it's representative of the BH population. Wondering how many of the less affluent failed to provide info :confused
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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby whaleknives » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:42 pm

stan1 wrote:Have you seen the Bogleheads net worth spreadsheet? Your questions on Bogleheads demographics are answered there (and much more, although you may need to do your own analytics on the raw data). viewtopic.php?f=10&t=88801


No, I hadn't come across it - an amazing collection of data! And a recent snapshot, with the oldest entry from Jan 2012. Thank you.

But with 664 entries, I think I'll wait for the poll votes. (A more definitive and all encompassing meta-analysis to follow.)
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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby gkaplan » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:48 pm

Younger than springtime.
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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby chaz » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:57 pm

Amazing at the BH age spread.
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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby tuckeverlasting » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:36 pm

Old enough to know better.
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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby Fallible » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:52 pm

gkaplan wrote:Younger than springtime.

:D

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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby whaleknives » Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:11 pm

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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby GeauxBR » Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:29 pm

Proud of my fellow 30 and under's showing up. Shocked actually that it's around 20%. This is good

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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby scrabbler1 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:22 pm

Why is there a dip at 41-50? :confused

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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby Gill » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:46 pm

scrabbler1 wrote:Why is there a dip at 41-50? :confused

Because they're not sitting home at the computer like the rest of us. :happy
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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby vachica » Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:04 pm

And all this time I thought I was the only boglehead under 30! Seemed like everyone was either a new doctor or retired.

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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby Grt2bOutdoors » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:26 am

vachica wrote:And all this time I thought I was the only boglehead under 30! Seemed like everyone was either a new doctor or retired.


My kid hasn't even made it to kindergarten yet - but is a Boglehead! :D
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Re: How old is a Boglehead?

Postby Scott S » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:23 pm

I didn't expect to be in the largest group -- guess I'm getting older. ;)
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