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by Howard Donnelly
Sun May 08, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. BOGLE! May 8, 2016
Replies: 52
Views: 3174

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. BOGLE! May 8, 2016

Happy Birthday, Mr. Bogle! You are one of the very finest.
by Howard Donnelly
Sun May 08, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What advice (about anything) would you give your 30-35 year old self?
Replies: 29
Views: 3291

Re: What advice (about anything) would you give your 30-35 year old self?

(Circa 1980) - Start buying, and keep buying, as much Berkshire Hathaway stock as you can afford - and hang on to it!
by Howard Donnelly
Tue May 03, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: I cannot stop buying... [Investing/Personal Finance Books]
Replies: 54
Views: 7271

Re: I cannot stop buying... [Investing/Personal Finance Books]

My favorite book on the subject: The Millionaire in You, by Michael LeBoeuf.
by Howard Donnelly
Tue May 03, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Suggestions on getting my daughter started with investing
Replies: 16
Views: 1555

Re: Suggestions on getting my daughter started with investing

No suggestions on mutual funds or ETFs, but I do suggest that you get her a copy of The Millionaire In You, by Michael LeBoeuf. It's a great book.
by Howard Donnelly
Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Reading Recommendations
Replies: 5
Views: 542

Re: Reading Recommendations

The Millionaire in You, by Michael LeBoeuf. Great book.
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: ‪"Lessons From the Great Minds of Investing‬"
Replies: 26
Views: 3880

Re: ‪"Lessons From the Great Minds of Investing‬"

I found this very interesting. Thank you for posting it.
by Howard Donnelly
Sun Apr 03, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Tony Robbins Joins Advisory Firm
Replies: 27
Views: 3323

"Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru"

Has anyone seen, or heard reviews of, the new Tony Robbins documentary? From Indiewire: On July 15, Netflix will release the premiere of "Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru." The feature documentary is the 12th film from Joe Berlinger ("Brother's Keeper") and is about the acclaimed...
by Howard Donnelly
Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Things I'm Pretty Sure About
Replies: 22
Views: 4272

Re: Things I'm Pretty Sure About

Excellent article. Thank you for posting it.
by Howard Donnelly
Thu Feb 18, 2016 12:09 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 20th Anniversary of Jack Bogle's heart transplant
Replies: 15
Views: 1670

Re: 20th Anniversary of Jack Bogle's heart transplant

Thank you, Taylor. What an incredible story! Jack Bogle is a fine man, and a wonderful role model.

By the way, so are you. :happy
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Feb 01, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: One year of knowing Taylor Larimore
Replies: 15
Views: 2887

Re: One year of knowing Taylor Larimore

Great post! Thank you.
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday Taylor!
Replies: 87
Views: 4491

Re: Happy Birthday Taylor!

Happy Birthday, Taylor. Thank you for all of your help and guidance. :happy
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: worst first four opening days in HISTORY for S&P 500
Replies: 125
Views: 13911

Re: worst first four opening days in HISTORY for S&P 500

That article is really excellent. Thank you, Larry.
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Dec 08, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: New Tony Robbins Book on Financial Freedom
Replies: 92
Views: 28428

Re: New Tony Robbins Book on Financial Freedom

Here's an interesting article by Andrew Hallam:

"How Tony Robbins Could Become A Great Investment Guru"
https://assetbuilder.com/knowledge-cent ... ment-guru-
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Noisy Article
Replies: 20
Views: 1624

Re: Noisy Article

Ignore it.
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Oct 23, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Jim Simons and Renaissance Technologies
Replies: 52
Views: 4029

Re: Jim Simons and Renaissance Technologies

. http://www.finalternatives.com/node/31906 "The company’s Institutional Futures Fund will be shuttered by the end of the month, according a letter seen by Reuters. It is down 1.75% so far this year through September, and has booked average annualized net returns of 2.86% since inception in 20...
by Howard Donnelly
Sat Oct 17, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: hedge funds dropping like flies
Replies: 59
Views: 6890

Re: hedge funds dropping like flies

Here's a related article with some recent thoughts from Warren Buffett:

"Warren Buffett: Why hedge funds fail"
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/warren ... 2015-10-16
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Oct 05, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Jim Simons and Renaissance Technologies
Replies: 52
Views: 4029

Re: Jim Simons and Renaissance Technologies

Thank you all for sharing your thoughts and comments. Two follow-up questions please: 1. Does anyone know if Jim Simons knows Jack Bogle and/or Warren Buffett personally? If so, I wonder how they get along. (Their investing approaches are so different.) 2. What, if anything , can we learn from Jim S...
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Jim Simons and Renaissance Technologies
Replies: 52
Views: 4029

Jim Simons and Renaissance Technologies

Is anyone familiar with Jim Simons and Renaissance Technologies? If so, what are your thoughts about him and his investing success? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Harris_Simons This is a very interesting interview. The man is brilliant. "Jim Simons A rare interview with the mathematician w...
by Howard Donnelly
Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Which single book would you recommend for an investing novice?
Replies: 35
Views: 3278

Re: Which single book would you recommend for an investing novice?

The Millionaire in You, by Michael LeBoeuf. This is the one.
by Howard Donnelly
Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Talk me out of 4500 purchase [Camera]
Replies: 122
Views: 7394

Re: Talk me out of 4500 purchase

Here at Bogleheads, what you say in the past will come back to haunt you later. :D Unless things have changed dramatically since April 2015, spending half your net worth on a camera lens is pretty crazy. To keep it short and to the point, I have $6600 to my name right now. My overhead is only $500....
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Dave Ramsey Calls Out "Bogle-ites"
Replies: 61
Views: 6679

Re: Dave Ramsey Calls Out "Bogle-ites"

Boglenaut wrote:The part about paying "only" $57,000 load made my head explode.

LOL! Me too!
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Sep 15, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: There's only one person who knows where the market is going
Replies: 15
Views: 2517

Re: There's only one person who knows where the market is going

Here's the one person he meant about who really knows: Another lesson I learned was that, even though I might have a strong opinion on where the economy or the market is likely headed, I’m best served by ignoring that opinion. I have also learned this important lesson. No matter how much we would l...
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: There's only one person who knows where the market is going
Replies: 15
Views: 2517

Re: There's only one person who knows where the market is going

Thank you, Larry. Excellent article. One question please. I'm confused by the title. In the article you wrote, "The reason why investors should ignore all market and economic forecasts is simple. The peer-reviewed academic literature has concluded that there are no good economic and market fore...
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Aug 28, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Jack Bogle: How to handle the market's wild ride
Replies: 16
Views: 1927

"Jack Bogle: How to handle the market's wild ride"

Here's the latest from Jack Bogle:

"Jack Bogle: How to handle the market's wild ride"
http://www.cnbc.com/2015/08/28/jack-bog ... -ride.html
by Howard Donnelly
Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:39 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Where are John Bogle and Warren Buffett
Replies: 18
Views: 3038

Re: Where are John Bogle and Warren Buffett

From August 24th:

"Jack Bogle: Best move's now to ride volatility"
http://www.cnbc.com/2015/08/24/jack-bog ... ility.html
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Aug 25, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "The Fight For Low Fees: John Bogle, Tony Robbins Team Up"
Replies: 14
Views: 1870

"The Fight For Low Fees: John Bogle, Tony Robbins Team Up"

401kSpecialist, Inaugural issue:

"The Fight For Low Fees: John Bogle, Tony Robbins Team Up In Our Inaugural Issue"
http://401kspecialistmag.com/the-fight- ... 1416972222
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How are you being GREEDY when others are fearful?
Replies: 85
Views: 13028

Re: How are you being GREEDY when others are fearful?

stemikger,

Good to have you back. :happy

Best,
Howard
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:37 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Holding forecasters accountable
Replies: 10
Views: 1199

Re: Holding forecasters accountable

Excellent article. Thank you, Larry.
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Younger guy, could use some advice
Replies: 5
Views: 859

Re: Younger guy, could use some advice

Get your hands on a copy of The Millionaire in You, by Michael LeBoeuf. Outstanding book. It will answer most of your questions and help you put together a solid financial game plan.
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Book Recommendation for New Investor
Replies: 24
Views: 2619

Re: Book Recommendation for New Investor

The Millionaire in You, by Michael LeBoeuf is also a great book.
by Howard Donnelly
Sun Jul 12, 2015 10:04 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 21 year old making first investment
Replies: 10
Views: 592

Re: 21 year old making first investment

My best suggestion: Get your hands on a copy of The Millionaire in You, by Michael LeBoeuf. That book would answer so many questions for you, and give you an excellent investing "game plan."
by Howard Donnelly
Wed Jul 01, 2015 3:10 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "The Education of a Value Investor"
Replies: 35
Views: 6191

Re: "The Education of a Value Investor"

Here is a recent article about Guy Spier and his lunch with Warren Buffett:

"Lessons from lunch with Warren Buffett"
http://www.businessinsider.com/lessons- ... ett-2015-6
by Howard Donnelly
Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The secret sauce for investment success -- dumb luck
Replies: 7
Views: 1631

Re: The secret sauce for investment success -- dumb luck

So, is studying and following the "Boglehead" investment philosophy to investment success the result of dumb luck?
by Howard Donnelly
Tue May 26, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Young Investor Looking For Advice
Replies: 16
Views: 1412

Re: Young Investor Looking For Advice

WhiteDice,

If you can get your hands on a copy of The Millionaire in You, by Michael LeBoeuf, it will answer most of your questions and be a great help to you.

Best wishes for your success,
Howard
by Howard Donnelly
Wed May 13, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Share the life lessons that you learned in your 30's.
Replies: 27
Views: 3260

Re: Share the life lessons that you learned in your 30's.

Never drink more than three Long Island Iced Teas at a time.
by Howard Donnelly
Thu Apr 23, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What is a Boglehead?
Replies: 55
Views: 4166

Re: What is a Boglehead?

Jack Bogle Disciple.
by Howard Donnelly
Tue Apr 14, 2015 7:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Massive student debt @ 6.8%
Replies: 62
Views: 7326

Re: Massive student debt @ 6.8%

I removed two areas of discussion which were not focused on helping the OP. Continuity is lost. First, a challenge on the use of "girl" when referencing a government service program (gender discrimination). Second, a member's opinion of financing a college education was challenged by anot...
by Howard Donnelly
Sat Mar 28, 2015 4:59 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: If you had 1 [investing] book to recommend...
Replies: 51
Views: 6499

Re: If you had 1 book to recommend...

ShiftF5 wrote:"The Millionaire in You" by Michael LeBoeuf, Ph.D.

My #1 All Time Favorite.

+1
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:57 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: An inspiring message for Bogleheads
Replies: 56
Views: 5159

Re: An inspiring message for Bogleheads

Outstanding! Thank you for posting. You made my day! :happy
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: An inspiring message for Bogleheads
Replies: 56
Views: 5159

Re: An inspiring message for Bogleheads

H.L. Mencken described a cynic as someone who smells flowers and looks for a coffin . In the grand scheme of things, whether the numbers in Peter's account add up or not is irrelevant. What is important is that a young man has learned the value of saving, investing and the power of compound interes...
by Howard Donnelly
Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Phil Town: "Rule #1 Investing"
Replies: 11
Views: 1714

Re: Phil Town: "Rule #1 Investing"

Thank you for the responses. Taylor, I found yours especially helpful. The "Bad Money Advice" article is great.
by Howard Donnelly
Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:00 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Phil Town: "Rule #1 Investing"
Replies: 11
Views: 1714

Phil Town: "Rule #1 Investing"

Is anyone familiar with Phil Town and his "Rule #1" investing approach? If so, thoughts or comments?
http://www.ruleoneinvesting.com/
by Howard Donnelly
Sun Mar 15, 2015 9:19 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: If I Knew Then What I Know Now
Replies: 61
Views: 15061

Re: If I Knew Then What I Know Now

GoldenFinch wrote:Bravo!

A+++ :happy

+1
by Howard Donnelly
Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The financier and the secretary. A true story.
Replies: 39
Views: 7245

Re: The financier and the secretary. A true story.

Thank you, Taylor. Great article.
by Howard Donnelly
Wed Mar 11, 2015 5:57 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "The Millionaire in You," by Michael LeBoeuf
Replies: 5
Views: 2716

Re: The Millionaire in You

I wanted to "bump" this thread for the newer Bogleheads. If you're trying to understand the "how-to's" of successful investing, this is a great book.

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