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by Wyatt007
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
Replies: 7
Views: 342

Re: Dependent Care Reimbursement Account

Based on my own experience, 1. The money is deducted from your paycheck every pay period and held by your employer's benefits administrator (similar to a flexible spending account, although the money is only available as its deducted, not all up front) 2. You can obtain reimbursement from the plan a...
by Wyatt007
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Vanguard charged me $140 in service fees
Replies: 31
Views: 5797

Re: Vanguard charged me $140 in service fees

Did they refund the charges? They refused. To be honest, it wasn't worth my time to spend much effort on this. I wondered if others had the same problems though. Apparently yes. I had the exact same experience this week. Found out I had been charged $40.00 on two small tIRA accounts even though I a...
by Wyatt007
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Buying a Vehicle the Old Fashioned Way
Replies: 57
Views: 5706

Re: Buying a Vehicle the Old Fashioned Way

Sounds like you got a good deal, but not everyone has a local dealer who will price match. When I purchased a new Odyssey last year my local guy was about $3k higher than an offer I had from a dealer a few hours away.
by Wyatt007
Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 401k Dropping PTTRX - Need Help Selecting Replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 412

401k Dropping PTTRX - Need Help Selecting Replacement

I have recently been notified that my company's 401K is dropping the Pimco Total Return Fund (PTTRX), where I currently have all of my bond holdings, and is replacing it with the Prudential Total Return Bond Fund Class Q (PTRQX). I'll confess that I initially chose the Total Return Fund without much...
by Wyatt007
Fri May 03, 2013 6:29 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Requesting Help with 401k Options
Replies: 3
Views: 657

Requesting Help with 401k Options

Greeting Bogleheads! My 401k offers the following funds through Fidelity. I would like to get as close as possible to a 3 fund portfolio, but don't know where to start other than using FUSVX for for most (all?) of my US equity. Any help regarding what I should do for bonds and international equity w...