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Bogleheads.org – Investing advice inspired by John Bogle

Bogleheads® is the title adopted by many of the investing enthusiasts who participate in this site. The term is intended to honor Vanguard founder and investor advocate John Bogle.

The Bogleheads® emphasize starting early, living below one's means, regular saving, broad diversification, simplicity, and sticking to one's investment plan regardless of market conditions.

This site is composed of two primary resources: our Wiki and our Forum.

The Wiki is a comprehensive investing and personal finance reference that was built and is maintained by members of the Bogleheads® community. Many newcomers find that a good way to begin is by reading these Wiki articles: Getting Started and the Bogleheads' investment philosophy.

On the Forum, members discuss financial news and theory. The members also welcome less experienced investors who have questions about investing or who need help to develop their portfolios. The most recent Forum posts are summarized below.


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7tMistake done [Europe - Have you ever regretted a trade that you made?]11:02 leachim06:33 Grt2bOutdoors
3pWhat do you do with your interest from your ER fund?06:04 NextMil06:32 Jags4186
20pSeattle- mandatory affordable housing units affect single family home values?17:08 Jackson1206:31 Dagwood
82tJack Bogle - Two Fund Portfolio2016 abuss36806:29 columbia
7hHigh tax bracket - Go 100% Roth in tax advantaged?20:25 ALostCause206:29 blueman457
23cDiscarding dead cell phone without purging my data07:58 gd06:27 rich126
14cChevy Volt for Commute12:41 PaulAtreides06:26 brajalle
27cMen’s Underwear recommendation16:24 Rexindex06:24 Ben10
3653cWhat Movie Have You Recently Watched?2014 abuss36806:21 aspirit
342lMaster Thread for Metro Boston's Chapter2014 siamond06:18 mrmass
29hWhat am I missing about bonds...08/13 aerosurfer06:12 Admiral
26pCivil service: Long Shot Interview.. Would you go?08/14 kjvmartin06:12 NextMil
5tOK, maybe Vanguard's website IS a little old... "56K dial-up..."15:09 nisiprius06:11 Carl53
1pMarriage Name Change Logistics00:48 Goal3306:08 Lexi
5cLA weather in April - Planning Disney00:03 FB0106:07 JMacDonald
53pTake auto loan 0.9% if I can afford cash?08:27 markfaix05:55 MathIsMyWayr
4hFirst time investing(401k)23:32 Guacamole05:53 indexonlyplease
1hWithdraw money from Investments05:48 indexonlyplease05:52 zuma
4tVanguard Total Bond vs Schwab Aggregate Bond: Moving in opposition15:46 AerialWombat05:51 aristotelian
2cMoving company - arbitration experience?08/14 ragnathor05:50 aspirit
19hShould I Max Out Tax-Deferred Accounts?12:16 bryanm05:42 blaugranamd
25hWhy bonds when they return nothing over inflation?08/14 andrew9999905:34 indexonlyplease
34tBullish/bearish on GE? Make your case here - new lows today12:15 tmcc05:31 columbia
42cMost Effective Rat Poison2017 Cruise05:00 Trism
39cVacation- home precautions?06/29 Howie04:58 Trism
11cReturn Protection: Citi Doublecash08/14 Alexa904:56 Trism
2hNeed basic advice on organizing portfolio19:48 PFM04:44 dogagility
8cTime for new phone, Buy or Lease?14:41 MNGopher04:42 denovo
8hDo we change our self-managed investments/brokerage today assuming we might become non-USA residents in future?18:28 srsnerdshack04:39 TedSwippet
24cBooks - Your 3 Best - (Nonfiction, Fiction, Financial/Investing)08/13 Finridge03:52 Breakaway72
283tIt's not enough to mumble "Stay the Course"... INT'L Investing has been a disaster!08/14 HuckFinn03:34 privatefarmer
110t[New Vanguard website layout starting Saturday, August 11]08/11 am03:21 zuma
2hLaddering I bonds as emergency fund21:06 ztq74803:09 camaro327
23hOctogenarian father in law's idea of balance: AAPL + CASH14:29 buffetedbythewi02:41 jminv
1pAre Roth conversions a no-brainer for me?00:50 catdude02:26 FiveK
3hAdvisor Dumped, Now How to Best Simplify22:37 ElwoodBlues02:24 inbox788
17pHelp with inheritance choice14:45 Newtothis02:17 jminv
14cTerminating an employee with company car21:24 renue7402:07 gotester2000
7pDistributions for mega-back door08/12 llessac1502:03 llessac15
1hHouse in foreign country - US Tax benefits01:18 dbk01:37 AlohaJoe
2hIndex Fund Investing in Sweden, for Swede's06:47 SailingAway01:26 stecka
1p[Highly Compensated Employee - 401(k) refund]21:30 bellavia01:13 Iridium
11cTravel delay: Can I *easily* get $60 back?11:34 VictoriaF01:07 Goal33
21hBrokerage Account for Minor08/10 bgyt01:01 Spirit Rider
1pChange job: 401(k) strategy00:25 itworks00:55 Spirit Rider
81cAs an American, where are some great places in the world to retire?08/14 Colorado2900:42 Jazztonight
13hNewly Married and Hoping to Start on the Right Foot14:36 EngineerAndNurs00:39 StevieG72
116pPaper checks yes or no?08/10 Determined00:33 StevieG72
327tInvest in Tesla?03/28 BradJ00:23 oragne lovre
30hBond funds in taxable accounts?04/12 l1am00:21 l1am
32pBig 4 Who Jumped to Industry - Compensation07/13 HardHitter00:18 JaneyLH
10h[How can I simplify rebalancing across multiple accounts?]08/11 RIMDBogle00:17 gostars
41tMaturing Credit Union 3% CD's this year06/01 dollarsaver00:11 JDDS
12tSam Zell2012 abuss36800:08 abuss368
30hFor i401k, Vanguard does not allow investment into Admiral Shares04/09 socal77723:52 JDDS
7hBoglehead 3/4 asset implementation for Fidelity/TD Ameritrade/ETrade update?08/13 RIMDBogle23:48 looking
0tAnyone know how to re-create Vanguard's “Fair-Value” CAPE Calculation?23:45 InvestorErik 
92hWho uses the 3 fund portfolio ?04/05 aaja23:42 permport
13tSchwab Intelligent Portfolio experiment08/12 moehoward23:42 looking
6tAnyone try to tax loss harvest and fail?22:07 Messy_Orchid_5123:16 daveydoo
4pmodify 401(k) plan for increased savings or let it ride?11:44 TarHeel200223:05 Spirit Rider
5tLarry Swedroe: Betting Against Beta13:24 Random Walker23:03 HEDGEFUNDIE
2hRoth IRA conversion vs Capital Gains18:00 bookworm22:52 FiveK
1h401k contribution rate: HCE22:22 stocknoob411122:47 whodidntante
12cPlan us a trip !08/14 BashDash22:47 MJS
10cSolutions for Printing from a Chromebook08/14 Finridge22:30 mhalley
21pCollege grant ( not loans ) eligibilty12:09 skor9922:28 HereToLearn
18p401k excess contribution/highly compensated employee2017 Open Wide22:19 LadyGeek
27pExperian email alert! "Your score decreased"08/12 racy22:07 grabiner
45cAdult piggy bank08/14 BWildt22:04 HIinvestor
45pDownloadable Social Security Benefit Estimator (repost)11/09 neurosphere22:03 HobbesMB
172p"Open Social Security" calculator: feature requests, bug reports, etc06/06 ObliviousInvest22:02 LadyGeek
14cTrip to Kazakhstan & Uzbekistan. Time to utilize a travel agent?13:01 ChinchillaWhipl21:52 jpsfranks
27cWhere to buy white, athletic fit dress shirt?14:09 ThankYouJack21:46 HIinvestor
14pOdd situation.. How much down payment? 15/30 year loan? Should I sell taxable investments for the down payment?19:30 Dan1721:38 mortfree
32cSidewalk repair - price in line?08/14 fsrph21:33 renue74
95cWarning: avoid Windows 10 update 180305/04 samsoes21:31 ResearchMed
18hPortfolio Review/How are we doing?08/10 daheld21:29 KlangFool
62pUsing ACA for early retirement years08/14 smithmmark21:26 randomguy
49cTravel over thanksgiving holiday, drive or fly?08/14 veindoc21:24 srt7
338cMy 2017 CRV is a victim of the dreaded oil gas-dilution issue03/14 CULater21:24 CULater
8hFIRE within 5 years with high income?12:19 unstoppable21:15 Lckiii
8hRoth and Social Security08/14 ttc5q21:11 David Jay
4hDo I need disability insurance19:20 Gabbana9221:09 JBTX
185tNew Vanguard Security Code Requirement [2FA: Two-factor authentication]02/24 retire5721:00 rkhusky
2hAdvice on re-balancing efforts20:01 Blimpalot20:58 Blimpalot
23pBrokerage checking: Fidelity, Schwab, or Vanguard08/14 Elysium20:56 Elysium
50pTrust Investment Policy Statement08/09 FBN201420:56 Luckywon
5pMy Own LLC18:18 bruingent20:55 Spirit Rider
107cAny Boglehead powerlifters?07/02 corn1820:55 guymontag
2hTaking stock of current financial state and way forward19:41 engineerAndPara20:53 ralph124cf
3pHow does rental property profit effect MAGI?19:51 Sasquatch20:50 Sasquatch
10pCash or mortgage for house entering retirement?09:36 corn1820:49 Peter Foley
21tIs short-term dollar-cost averaging (e.g. across 1 week) beneficial?08/14 sarabayo20:48 3funder
13tChinese ETF or Gold or something else?08/13 gougou20:46 HEDGEFUNDIE
24csteel cut oats wash/rinse before cooking07/27 atlanta_dad20:46 guymontag
5hJust left Edelman Financial and need help19:55 ShAdams20:40 BrainDrain
5hWhen do you change your IPS?09:43 BuckyBadger20:40 AlohaJoe
15hGet out of syndications?08/04 sillysaver20:36 WanderingDoc
20tMagic Formula Results08/14 dchamber20:30 arcticpineapple
71pHousing affordability - what is your take?08/12 stocknoob411120:29 randomguy
17hFixed Deferred Annuity & Investment Options08/14 AtlasV20:28 Silk McCue
770c[What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]2016 dbCooperAir20:24 Johio
24tVanguard Switch to Brokerage Accounts08/09 cowdogman20:20 jhfenton
4pAdding Spouse to Real Estate Deed06/30 SpringMountainF20:20 dm200
103tVery confused with the current market06/17 capcase20:12 ThePrince
18hWife got a new job! Please evaluate my portfolio...08/14 vpotus20:06 vpotus
72pHouse Value & Mortgage as a Percentage of Net Worth08/11 bligh20:06 KlangFool
43pShould I accept a large cash gift from my mother?08/10 Grogs20:00 retiringwhen
6hConvert TSP to roth on retirement?18:46 mortal19:49 retiredjg
16hSolo 401k / TD Ameritrade08/14 naaduve19:43 Spirit Rider
1pDoing a 1035 Exchange19:04 ascbc1819:30 Silk McCue
6750tU.S. stocks in freefall2011 Lbill19:26 HongKonger
10pPaying for Medicare by credit card08/14 Mitchell77719:25 Artful Dodger
4hHSAs08/14 dachshund19:24 MP123
1hDCA-ing into HSA: VIGIX (Vanguard Large Growth) or SWPPX (S&P 500)?18:03 finagle19:11 MotoTrojan
6pResidential vs Commercial Property Landlord08/14 boogiehead19:05 boogiehead
13hRetirement guidance for 38 yr old in Silicon Valley CA08/11 county8019:01 LadyGeek
232t"Don't Obsess About Expense Ratios"08/06 Taylor Larimore19:01 passiveTiger
9pCredi card balance transfer offer08/14 rjbraun19:00 Doom&Gloom
62cBest consumer products - made in USA08/14 ediekrager18:52 LadyGeek
2hmegabackdoor impact on tIRA.14:39 rocketfast18:45 retiredjg
2hMoving within Fidelity17:40 moneywise318:44 ruralavalon
14pNegative Insurance Discount with United Health Care and Sentara08/14 almostretired1918:43 SlowMovingInves
2hSelling/Exchanging Tax Implications16:54 rokeefe18:38 TropikThunder
6hMega Back Door Roth IRA - possible or not?17:11 bruingent18:38 Dottie57
12tHow do index funds affect stock valuations?08/14 Esq12318:36 TomCat96
4tAre Investment and Retirement Accounts Proctected Against Identity Theft?17:40 Woodthrush18:32 lws6772
260cmost compelling TV character ever2009 RustyShacklefor18:25 Reubin
5hTax Efficiency vs. Lower Basis Points17:02 joo2lo18:19 joo2lo
67cChanging Car Cabin Air Filter - after how much time2017 FB0118:02 munemaker
1hWhat is the best way to invest my fixed income allocation within my IRA?17:41 Richard158017:59 Silk McCue
0hBuilding a basic portfolio from a Merrill Lynch 401k17:54 McClane 
20tTake your canes out in Emerging Markets08:51 hdas17:44 triceratop
1hNew member - American Funds to Vanguard16:33 LoveToCT17:42 Duckie
69lRoll Call for the Retirement Class of 2019!04/18 Miriam217:23 Miriam2
5hAre inherited MF shares considered covered or non-covered?15:17 CenTexan17:12 increment
40cCleaning gas grill08/12 dodgy5517:11 Earl Lemongrab
55hMoving from Vanguard to Fidelity08/10 cowdogman17:09 dogagility
12hVanguard Warns of Worsening Odds for the Economy and Markets [Portfolio help]08/14 NeedsHelp!17:07 tesuzuki2002
88tImportance of sequence of real returns for SWR, CAPE valuation, and Luck08/12 CULater16:57 KlangFool
68pRetirement accounts and physician SCorps and Tax Reform12/24 gasdoc16:56 gilgamesh
36tOffering 401k Advice to my coworkers?08/09 iceddante16:53 Stinky
3hMid life financial help15:46 trv7516:52 billfromct
91tThe Bigger Story: Fidelity Expense Ratios08/10 burnout45416:52 fennewaldaj
4pCash out re-fi or HELOC?08/14 removal service16:43 euroswiss
8hSEP to solo-401k08/14 sand57516:29 Spirit Rider
13tWhy are 1yr Treauries paying more than 1yr brokered CDs?11:20 Turbo2916:28 munemaker
28hBuy back service time on pension08/10 Rogue116:27 Good Listener
3hAsset allocation across 401k/taxable/Roth ira12:44 fabis16:27 iceport
21tMark Cuban bullish on Netflix and Amazon08/14 WanderingDoc16:13 LadyGeek
199tVanguard to offer non-Vanguard ETFs commission-free07/02 Ever Ready16:10 caklim00
24cAre merchants more (too) careless these days?08/14 rjbraun16:03 LadyGeek
11hTrying to simplify - 18 holdings all less than 1% of total portfolio12:44 FootballFan554815:53 Gill
2hWhat to do with child's investment13:13 winterfan15:43 winterfan
10hMoving rollover IRA to 401k- timing and lost returns.08/14 ACA15:39 PFInterest
28h33 Male, how am I doing?08/14 rossaxr15:31 warner25
4hFinding Estimated Dates for VG quarterly funds08/14 WA2old2du15:29 Silk McCue
58hMoving from Vanguard to Fidelity (probably)2017 Calygos15:27 bltn
32pAlmost 30 - Check In08/13 acejacksingh15:21 asdfasdf
0tDaily contributions to non-US equity returns15:03 jalbert 
32tREIT Magazine2017 abuss36814:58 mrmass
8hMax'ing contribution to retirement accts08/14 omibogle14:55 retiredjg
0hOverwhelmed! Inherited Tax-Exempt Bonds/MM/Cash in Taxable Accounts14:52 Ilikesparklers 
16hAdvisor or no advisor?08/12 imperialman5614:47 CedarWaxWing
47hHelp with rollover into IRA and future retirement plans08/01 NBKCF14:44 RIMDBogle
151tInternational stocks in free fall2016 saltycaper14:41 thangngo
12lDC Bogleheads meeting with pension expert Arun Muralidhar - Sunday, July 2907/23 bobcat214:37 VictoriaF
6hShould I speculate in currency?12:27 deepvalleys14:21 Norwegian
10cMarriott Free Certificate08/13 SlowMovingInves14:17 Bendee
38cIs the price of a new car a good proxy for the expense of owning it?08/13 vineviz13:53 kotsp
9tThe Case for Multifactor Funds09:12 vineviz13:52 Theoretical
29cMaster Bath remodel price?04/19 SteelPenny13:51 michaeljc70
10pCompensation negotiation12:41 big bang13:33 wootwoot
2pBank of America Preferred and ML 401(k)11:31 carmonkie13:28 carmonkie
18hItalian Investor (Ireland Based) - Lazy Portfolio2017 theBaffo13:21 imperia
9cVerizon sending me two bills and I can't change my name with them08/14 Calico13:15 TIAX
0hAdvance Planning for Roth/ 401/HSA/ 429 accounts for future move to Canada13:15 aashusharma1 
160cDo You Purchase "Medical Evacuation Insurance" When You Travel?07/31 Small Law Survi13:11 LifeIsGood
151pCash flow problems - best way to handle?04/09 MnyGrl13:01 Maverick3320
8porder of withdrawal in retirement (regular, IRA, Roth)?10:31 miket2913:00 FiveK
128phow much car can we afford?08/12 johussman13:00 Maverick3320
9hETF vs Mutual Fund in Taxable01/31 ImNotABot12:58 ThisDinosaur
8tSince you would want to eventually reinvest dividends/distros anyways, why wouldn't you make them automatic for TLH?11:13 foodhype12:55 dratkinson
0hContemplating moving to Vanguard12:55 FAR15 
10hiORP Monte Carlo vs FireCalc08/11 FireAway12:52 smitcat
7pHousing cost as a % of Income10:34 VoG220612:45 indexfund56
21cAnyone have experience with au pairs?2016 ThankYouJack12:40 gtaylor
4pSelling Dental Practice and Office Question09:38 Vanguard Fan 1312:33 masonstone
0hAny good knowledgeable CPAs in Howard County, MD?12:26 worthit 
3pSolo 401k vs Sep Ira vs unique solo401k12:04 jessikaur12:19 Spirit Rider
137tSwedroe's guidelines to Bonds2017 simplesauce11:58 Doc
36pMid 30s Crisis: Personal budget, savings and goals08/11 WhatsIRR11:58 tesuzuki2002
269pHow to Minimize Your Emergency Care Expenses01/19 White Coat Inve11:55 VictoriaF
17tAnyone see any benifit to CEFs (close end funds)?08/14 ChinchillaWhipl11:54 typical.investo
11hInvestment Advice Sought08/08 Gatorguy11:48 Valuethinker
16hWindfall proceeds - what to do?08/14 RRB21411:46 RRB214
9hAssistance with simplicity and asset allocation, in mid-20s08/14 bts041511:45 ruralavalon
3hHelp with TDA backdoor Roth09:06 ChinchillaWhipl11:35 ChinchillaWhipl
1hIndex Fund Tracking Question11:20 NestEggLove11:31 David Jay
40tWhy invest in international?2016 tdo196611:30 financeperchanc
17hMaking money last through retirement08/12 pinebath11:30 HereToLearn
10hBeginner Help with inheritance08/14 lilhamster11:28 lilhamster
6hWife changing jobs 401k options08/14 kgressler10:43 kgressler
27cMoving soon; whom to hire to help me move?08/07 InvisibleAeroba10:40 InvisibleAeroba
3hHelp with Inherited Variable Annuity08/13 Jimbo196010:37 Jimbo1960
0hCustodial Accounts10:36 bogledesk 
7h401K fund allocation advice08/14 dpnsubscribe10:35 ruralavalon
23cBiking with 2 young children - what gear to get?08/14 rcjchicity10:34 stoptothink
11pInheritance tax on UK assets owned by non-UK residents?08/14 riskless10:34 BeBH65
1h$1.5 million to invest - 30 Years Old08/14 bmw335xi10:32 bloom2708
0hOptimizing deferred disbursement of windfall10:23 SouthernFIRE 
0hEarly 30's - need help with investments and AA10:06 Pharm guy 
2pIn Retirement [How should finances be handled?]09:08 Broken Man 199910:04 Broken Man 1999
6tWhat is the minimum to buy Vanguard Brokered C.D's?07:38 Medlabscientist09:44 munemaker
22hPortfolio Alignment Guidance07/14 RIMDBogle09:36 RIMDBogle
72cHow often do you check your brokerage accounts08/11 RagnarRahl09:26 ResearchMed
10pNo one seems to have an answer - NIIT on Short Term Cap Gains08/14 ausmatt09:21 nolesrule
4hEarly thirties, windfall increasing my retirement savings from 4 digits to 608/14 manitoid09:20 Watty
28pWhat to ask agent when seeking to cash out of Whole-Life policy?08/11 E_Zwicky09:17 FunnelCakeBob
61tHow can I use the Rising Equity Glide Path?08/12 Darwin09:08 randomguy
0hME vs Fidelity for brokered cds09:05 Moritat 
61lMaster Thread for Austin Texas area Bogleheads2014 gotherelate08:55 rlaustin
58pMarriage [How should finances be handled?]08/13 Esq12308:51 GT99
74cWhen is leaving your job that pays well a good idea?08/07 Sharpematt08:26 bh7785
14hRoth IRA max salary08/11 indexonlyplease08:16 grabiner
0hCan you place VPAIX in taxable account?08:06 Bigbinvestment 
0p5% 7 month CD - in Miss. or if connected to any of 300 SEG's07:49 Rob5TCP 
7hVISA stock08/14 dbapaddy07:48 dbapaddy
4pAnecdote: PMI Removed08/11 og15F107:41 itsgot8
5t40/60 portfolio08/14 skime07:41 #Cruncher
197twww.portfoliocharts.com ... "The Coolest Portfolio Tool on the Web"?2015 scottj1970707:34 siamond
2tcompare return between sp500 and EAFE08/14 hifeng07:23 asif408
7hChoosing a retirement plan08/15 jkrm07:13 carolinaman
5hGetting started - question on tax efficiency and AA08/14 be21707:07 Jack FFR1846
1123tThe Final, Definitive Thread on Brokerage Transfer Bonuses2016 Earl Lemongrab06:41 SlowMovingInves

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