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by Fargonian
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Exchanging the S&P 500 for the TSM
Replies: 16
Views: 2203

Re: Exchanging the S&P 500 for the TSM

Just wanted to thank everyone for the advice. Much appreciated.
by Fargonian
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Where to park $80,000?
Replies: 8
Views: 1619

Re: Where to park $80,000?

Vanguard Short Term Corporate bond ETF (VCSH)

2.20% yield
by Fargonian
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Exchanging the S&P 500 for the TSM
Replies: 16
Views: 2203

Exchanging the S&P 500 for the TSM

I'm looking to exchange 50k of S&P 500 (VFIAX) for the TSM (VTSAX) in my IRA. While the performance between the 2 index funds have been similar, I'm attracted to the diversification of the TSM. Are there any good arguments why this exchange couldn't be done at once from a potential loss perspect...
by Fargonian
Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Critique My AA
Replies: 10
Views: 793

Re: Critique My AA

I would keep it simple. Either a target date fund, 3 fund portfolio or 100% in Vanguard Total Stock - ETF (VTI). Once you have $10,000 you can move into admiral shares if so desired.

Starting to save at your age will serve you well.
by Fargonian
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Converting a target day fund to a 3-fund portfolio?
Replies: 7
Views: 914

Re: Converting a target day fund to a 3-fund portfolio?

I appreciate everyone taking time out of their schedules to reply. The recommendations and considerations to the question are beneficial.

Tom
by Fargonian
Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Investment advice please
Replies: 7
Views: 593

Re: Investment advice please

I've found this from a prior post.

www.portfoliovisualizer.com
by Fargonian
Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Converting a target day fund to a 3-fund portfolio?
Replies: 7
Views: 914

Converting a target day fund to a 3-fund portfolio?

First off I'm new to the website and wanted to thank all of you for your contributions. I've recently finished Mr. Larimore's book "The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing", Mr. Bogle's book "Little Book of Common Sense Investing", as well as, read multiple post and the wiki from this...