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by LadyGeek
Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: How is my Boglehead Progress going??
Replies: 4
Views: 472

Re: How is my Boglehead Progress going??

^^^ Sure. This thread is now in the Investing - Help with Personal Investments forum (portfolio review).
by LadyGeek
Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Need advice on girlfriend debt/finances
Replies: 82
Views: 6668

Re: Need advice on girlfriend debt/finances

This thread has run its course and is locked (relationship issue). See: Acceptable Topics and Subforum Guidelines This is an investing and personal finance forum. We also maintain a subforum that allow our members to discuss consumer goods and services and recreational activities. Anything else is ...
by LadyGeek
Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Requesting review of my IPS (Doctor)
Replies: 20
Views: 932

Re: Requesting review of my IPS (Doctor)

The thread title of "Doctor requesting review of my IPS" was a bit confusing. I changed the title to "Requesting review of my IPS (Doctor)".

KidneyMD - If you want to change the thread title further, just edit the Subject: line in Post #1.
by LadyGeek
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY 21ST HEARTDAY, JACK BOGLE
Replies: 16
Views: 821

Re: HAPPY 21ST HEARTDAY, JACK BOGLE

Happy 21st, Jack!
by LadyGeek
Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Interesting study on impact of providing investors feedback
Replies: 37
Views: 1387

Re: Interesting study on impact of providing investors feedback

^^^ I moved Taylor Larimore's thread into here.
by LadyGeek
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Credit Suisse Yearbook 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 875

Re: Credit Suisse Yearbook 2017

The wiki has been updated: Category:International domiciles
by LadyGeek
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: When To Enroll in ACA (Obamacare)
Replies: 6
Views: 520

Re: When To Enroll in ACA (Obamacare)

^^^ Let's go to the source: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization This is a proposed regulation published for public comments. As stated in Politics and Religion In order to avoid the inevitable frictions that arise from these topics, political or religious posts and comme...
by LadyGeek
Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Sad News About a Respected Forum Member
Replies: 117
Views: 17668

Re: Sad News About a Respected Forum Member

I have no words, but want to express my deepest sympathy to his family.
by LadyGeek
Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What are the big things to get right?
Replies: 54
Views: 5364

Re: What are the big things to get right?

Acronym decoder:

LBYM - Living below your means

A big thing to get right is to follow this wiki article in order: Financial planning. Investing doesn't start until Step 5.

Once you start investing, keep going: Importance of saving early
by LadyGeek
Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Need advice on girlfriend debt/finances
Replies: 82
Views: 6668

Re: Need advice on girlfriend debt/finances

I removed an off-topic misogynistic comment and a reply. As a reminder, see: General Etiquette

At all times we must conduct ourselves in a respectful manner to other posters.
by LadyGeek
Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: What is a smart tax strategy?
Replies: 13
Views: 1317

Re: What is a smart tax strategy?

This thread is now in the Investing - Help with Personal Investments forum (portfolio help).
by LadyGeek
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Need advice on girlfriend debt/finances
Replies: 82
Views: 6668

Re: Need advice on girlfriend debt/finances

After further review this thread is unlocked to continue the discussion.

Please stay focused on personal finance.
by LadyGeek
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How do I buy a building lot from current owner ...
Replies: 18
Views: 1248

Re: How do I buy a building lot from current owner ...

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (real estate).

To the member who reported the post ("Wrong forum"), thanks!
by LadyGeek
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Flagship? [T. Rowe Price retirement funds]
Replies: 20
Views: 2151

Re: Flagship? [T. Rowe Price retirement funds]

Please stay focused on the investing aspects.

I retitled the thread. How do these funds compare to Fidelity or Vanguard?
by LadyGeek
Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Data for millionaires in 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 2440

Re: Data for millionaires in 2017

This thread has run its course and is locked (rich people). See: Unacceptable Topics Non-actionable (Trolling) Topics If readers can't do anything with the content of a topic other than argue about it, it does not belong here. Examples include: ⋅  US or world economic, political, tax, hea...
by LadyGeek
Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Your USER NAME...what does it mean?
Replies: 251
Views: 8943

Re: Your USER NAME...what does it mean?

^^^ The University of Chicago also stole borrowed it: Subject: University of Chicago...Jack Bogle Feb 10, 2012 Bogleheads: I love the name of the student cafeteria (Pierce) at the University of Chicago. It's nicknamed TINFL which is an appreviation of TANSTAAFL: T-There A-Aint N-No S-Such T-Thing A-...
by LadyGeek
Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY BOGLEHEADS FORUM
Replies: 62
Views: 2518

Re: HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY BOGLEHEADS FORUM

Congratulations on reaching a double digit age. What a long strange trip it's been. Thank you to those who took on this labor of love and turned it into a REALLY BIG DEAL: tashina at the very start; Mel, Taylor, Alex and Larry in short order; and countless others since. I check in very rarely these...
by LadyGeek
Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY BOGLEHEADS FORUM
Replies: 62
Views: 2518

Re: HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY BOGLEHEADS FORUM

Happy birthday Bogleheads forum! Thanks to everybody who has helped me out here -- personally or through the posts I have read. (today is also my birthday -- slightly older than Bogle; though that is orders of magnitude less important :) ) I should explain. Jack Bogle's 21st birthday applies to his...
by LadyGeek
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Temptooth?
Replies: 3
Views: 554

Re: Temptooth?

This thread has run its course and is locked (medical advice). See: Medical Issues Questions on medical issues are beyond the scope of the forum. If you are looking for medical information online, I'd like to suggest you start with the Medical Library Association's User's Guide to Finding and Evalu...
by LadyGeek
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Boglehead mentality re todays oil price
Replies: 59
Views: 4669

Re: Boglehead mentality re todays oil price

Please stay on-topic, which is the price of oil. Electrification of the rail industry is off-topic (starting to derail the thread).
by LadyGeek
Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY BOGLEHEADS FORUM
Replies: 62
Views: 2518

Re: HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY BOGLEHEADS FORUM

This thread is now in the Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community forum (Bogleheads). I do confirm that "jack bogle" is indeed John Bogle . Happy 21st! In honor of this occasion, the forum header has been modified. Investing Advice Inspired by Jack Bogle - !! HAPPY 10th ANNIVERSARY !!
by LadyGeek
Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: US debt approaching $20 Trillion
Replies: 18
Views: 1111

Re: US debt approaching $20 Trillion

^^^ but they will be soon. EyeYield nailed it. This thread has run its course and is locked (conjecture on economic policy). See: Unacceptable Topics Non-actionable (Trolling) Topics If readers can't do anything with the content of a topic other than argue about it, it does not belong here. Examples...
by LadyGeek
Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Question [Help with individual stock holdings, asset allocation]
Replies: 7
Views: 395

Re: Question [Help with individual stock holdings, asset allocation]

This thread is now in the Investing - Help with Personal Investments forum (portfolio help). I also retitled the thread. Kelli28 - As noted in your earlier thread: Subject: Where should I invest? In order to point you in the right direction, it's best to keep all of the information in one spot. To g...
by LadyGeek
Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Per Trumps Order, IRS Stops Enforcing Individual Mandate (health insurance rquirement)
Replies: 8
Views: 1819

Re: Per Trumps Order, IRS Stops Enforcing Individual Mandate (health insurance rquirement)

After receiving a PM from a different member, this thread is locked for moderator review.
by LadyGeek
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: "With $15 Left in the Bank, a Baby Boomer Makes Peace With Less" -- A cautionary tale
Replies: 37
Views: 4466

Re: "With $15 Left in the Bank, a Baby Boomer Makes Peace With Less" -- A cautionary tale

This thread has run its course and is locked (shortcomings of other people). See: Unacceptable Topics Non-actionable (Trolling) Topics If readers can't do anything with the content of a topic other than argue about it, it does not belong here. Examples include: ⋅  US or world economic, po...
by LadyGeek
Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Per Trumps Order, IRS Stops Enforcing Individual Mandate (health insurance rquirement)
Replies: 8
Views: 1819

Re: Per Trumps Order, IRS Stops Enforcing Individual Mandate (health insurance rquirement)

After receiving a PM (and additional review by the moderators), this thread is now unlocked to continue the discussion. Political comments remain off-topic.
by LadyGeek
Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Per Trumps Order, IRS Stops Enforcing Individual Mandate (health insurance rquirement)
Replies: 8
Views: 1819

Re: Per Trumps Order, IRS Stops Enforcing Individual Mandate (health insurance rquirement)

From the IRS website: Individual Shared Responsibility Provision However, legislative provisions of the ACA law are still in force until changed by the Congress, and taxpayers remain required to follow the law and pay what they may owe‎. The law is still in effect. This thread has run its course and...
by LadyGeek
Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Beat the market long-term? Yes, it can be done.
Replies: 133
Views: 1904

Re: Beat the market long-term? Yes, it can be done.

FYI - I merged 4 similar threads into here. Note that articles links from 2016 have been revised to February 07, 2017. - Beat the market long-term? Yes, it can be done. Those linking to the "other" threads may see an error message "The requested topic does not exist." (The link i...
by LadyGeek
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What to ask puppy breeder?
Replies: 43
Views: 1556

Re: What to ask puppy breeder?

This thread has run its course and is locked (contentious disagreement on "pure bred" vs. "adopt from a shelter", the question has been answered). See: Locked Topics Moderators or site admins may lock a topic (set it so no more replies may be added) when a violation of posting p...
by LadyGeek
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: CRISPR Cas9 [Molecular biology - Targeted genome editing]
Replies: 9
Views: 815

Re: CRISPR Cas9 [Molecular biology - Targeted genome editing]

After receiving a PM, this thread is unlocked to continue an investing related discussion.
by LadyGeek
Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: BofA HSA dropping Vanguard Funds
Replies: 19
Views: 1706

Re: BofA HSA dropping Vanguard Funds

I merged dodecahedron's thread into here. The combined thread is now in the Investing - Theory, News & General forum (investing news).
by LadyGeek
Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How to sell a funeral plot located in Hawaii on the slopes of Diamond Head (great views)?
Replies: 31
Views: 1905

Re: How to sell a funeral plot located in Hawaii on the slopes of Diamond Head (great views)?

I removed some off-topic posts. As a reminder, see: General Etiquette We expect this forum to be a place where people can feel comfortable asking questions and where debates and discussions are conducted in civil tones. ...At all times we must conduct ourselves in a respectful manner to other poste...
by LadyGeek
Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: CRISPR Cas9 [Molecular biology - Targeted genome editing]
Replies: 9
Views: 815

Re: CRISPR Cas9 [Molecular biology - Targeted genome editing]

Here's a better explanation than Wikipedia: CRISPR/Cas9 and Targeted Genome Editing: A New Era in Molecular Biology It looks like no companies will be offering investment opportunities anytime soon. Based on past experience ( Metallic Hydrogen ), this will shortly turn into a science discussion. We ...
by LadyGeek
Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Charlie Munger's Comments on Index Funds versus "Stock Picking"
Replies: 12
Views: 2114

Re: Charlie Munger's Comments on Index Funds versus "Stock Picking"

FYI - I merged JoMoney's thread into here, which is a similar discussion.
by LadyGeek
Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Closed my Roth IRA due to political uncertainty - mistake???
Replies: 102
Views: 5617

Re: Closed my Roth IRA due to political uncertainty - mistake???

It's all part of the learning experience. You've worked through the problem and figured it out - that's great. If you ever get antsy again, you should know that there are no tax consequences from moving funds within the same Roth IRA, IRA, or 401(k) (employer plan) account. Instead of closing the ac...
by LadyGeek
Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What happens to European bonds if the euro starts to fail?
Replies: 51
Views: 3417

Re: What happens to European bonds if the euro starts to fail?

This thread has run its course and is locked (politics, conjecture on future economic policy). See: Unacceptable Topics Non-actionable (Trolling) Topics If readers can't do anything with the content of a topic other than argue about it, it does not belong here. Examples include: ⋅  US or ...
by LadyGeek
Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What's the secret to happiness?
Replies: 39
Views: 2568

Re: What's the secret to happiness?

This thread has run its course and is locked (not personal nor actionable). General comment threads are off topic in the forums with "Personal" in the title. See: A reminder that non-investing general comment threads are OT - It must be personal . In other words, you must be asking about ...
by LadyGeek
Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Inflation fears
Replies: 16
Views: 1397

Re: Inflation fears

Hi,

I sent you a PM. You can access Private Messages by clicking on the upper-right link of the forum page. It will look similar to this Private messages [1].

If you have any concerns, feel free to reply to my PM and discuss. Please don't post any responses in this thread.
by LadyGeek
Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Money in the bank seems to lead to better life satisfaction
Replies: 9
Views: 1174

Re: Money in the bank seems to lead to better life satisfaction

This thread has run its course and is locked (not personal nor actionable). General comment threads are off topic in the forums with "Personal" in the title. See: A reminder that non-investing general comment threads are OT - It must be personal . In other words, you must be asking about ...
by LadyGeek
Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: I may be a workaholic?
Replies: 24
Views: 2060

Re: I may be a workaholic?

This thread has run its course and is locked (not personal nor actionable). General comment threads are off topic in the forums with "Personal" in the title. See: A reminder that non-investing general comment threads are OT - It must be personal . In other words, you must be asking about ...
by LadyGeek
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Inflation fears
Replies: 16
Views: 1397

Re: Inflation fears

I removed some off-topic comments. As a reminder, conjecture on fiscal policy is off-topic. See: Unacceptable Topics Non-actionable (Trolling) Topics If readers can't do anything with the content of a topic other than argue about it, it does not belong here. Examples include: - US or world economic...
by LadyGeek
Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Closed my Roth IRA due to political uncertainty - mistake???
Replies: 102
Views: 5617

Re: Closed my Roth IRA due to political uncertainty - mistake???

In order to give appropriate advice, it's best to keep the info in one spot. I merged dexter74's follow-up post back into the original (starts on the first page of this thread). Closed a roth ira that had $1,500. Opened a new one a few weeks later with $1,000 Can you clearly explain exactly what you...
by LadyGeek
Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Irish resident: Bond investing in the case of a EURO collapse
Replies: 15
Views: 1012

Re: Irish resident: Bond investing in the case of a EURO collapse

I removed some off-topic posts. This thread has run its course and is locked (economic policy, politics). See: Unacceptable Topics Non-actionable (Trolling) Topics If readers can't do anything with the content of a topic other than argue about it, it does not belong here. Examples include: ⋅&n...
by LadyGeek
Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Bogleheads not the norm?
Replies: 116
Views: 10074

Re: Bogleheads not the norm?

jasonwebb3 wrote:...Anyways that's my first post on here. I'd like to change my username if an admin can help me out.

Welcome! I sent you a PM. Go to the top right corner of this forum page to find a link Private messages [1] (The link is generic, it will go to your own inbox.)
by LadyGeek
Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Mailed Speeding Ticket via Auto System - Not Driver
Replies: 57
Views: 1673

Re: Mailed Speeding Ticket via Auto System - Not Driver

This thread has run its course and is locked (arguing on legality of speeding tickets, derailed).

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