February anniversary month

February is an anniversary month for those who frequent the Bogleheads and its affiliated sites. So lets take a look at all of these “birthdays”.

February 6: The John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy

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The John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy, a non-profit organization set up to foster and raise the level of financial literacy, received its acceptance as an approved charity by the IRS on February 6, 2012.

The Center sponsors the monthly podcasts produced by Bogleheads on Investing and provides support for the annual Bogleheads® Conference. To expand the reach of the John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy, the Center has made grants towards the maintenance and the upkeep of the Bogleheads.org forum and Bogleheads.org Wiki, which share the Center’s principles. This year the Center is welcoming its new Board of Directors.

February 14: Finiki, the Canadian Wiki

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Finiki, the Canadian financial wiki, was established on February 14, 2009. The wiki is a repository of a wealth of information for Canadian investors. Here are some statistics about finiki: there are currently 225 content pages and there have been 16,758 page edits completed by 45 registered users. Every year finiki gets around a quarter million viewers and over a million pages viewed.

February 18: The Financial Wisdom Forum

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The Financial Wisdom Forum has been serving Canadian investors since February 18, 2005. This year marks its 15th anniversary. The forum’s 10,000 plus members have made 534,829 posts in 17,562 topics over this span.

You can find out how this forum, as well as all of our forums (FWF, Bogleheads, Bogleheads España) can help answer your investment questions in Getting portfolio investing advice from the Bogleheads.

February 19: The Bogleheads Forum

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This year marks the 13th anniversary of the founding of the Bogleheads forum. 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. Over 92,000 members have made 4,923,545 posts in 276,040 topics since that February 19, 2007 first post.