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by Blue88
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Advice for 25 Year old
Replies: 6
Views: 1002

Re: Advice for 25 Year old

Thank you I just don't want to overwhelm him with too much data to begin with--admire the simplicity of BH, low cost and indexing--sure helped me and countless others--thanks to Taylor and Mel for their guidance over the years
by Blue88
Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Advice for 25 Year old
Replies: 6
Views: 1002

Advice for 25 Year old

I'm a longtime BH and have given my nephew the BH book to read--we will soon discuss. He wants to start investing. I am of the Vanguard 3 fund portfolio tribe and have been happy with that approach. I wonder if the added simplicity of a Vanguard Target Date Retirement Fund might be better for him in...
by Blue88
Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Still a bit confused about wash sales
Replies: 9
Views: 689

Re: Still a bit confused about wash sales

Question: I sell all shares of an S&P 500 index fund at a gain and invest the entire amount in a Total Stock Mkt Index Fund with another company. Do I care about the wash sale rule with a capital gain or does this just apply to selling at a loss?

blue88
by Blue88
Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:28 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: SPX Index Fund vs US Market Sector ETFs and Rebalance
Replies: 15
Views: 1983

Re: SPX Index Fund vs US Market Sector ETFs and Rebalance

Nisiprius,
Thank you for the prompt and useful information.
Blue88
by Blue88
Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: SPX Index Fund vs US Market Sector ETFs and Rebalance
Replies: 15
Views: 1983

Re: SPX Index Fund vs US Market Sector ETFs and Rebalance

Can someone explain the pros and cons of investing in a a broadly based index fund like Vanguard 500 Index Fund Admiral (VFIAX) or an ETF like SPY ( S&P 500 Spider).

Blue 88
by Blue88
Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bogleheads 11 Organizers: Thank You !!!
Replies: 27
Views: 2629

Re: Bogleheads11 organizers: Thank YOU!

Thanks to all for organizing this event--well done! LadyGeek thanks for the help with registering on the site.

Blue88