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by chaz
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bitcoin knockoff
Replies: 19
Views: 2239

Re: Bitcoin knockoff

Your postings show your brightness, which is my subjective conclusion about you.
by chaz
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bitcoin knockoff
Replies: 19
Views: 2239

Re: Bitcoin knockoff

Re: Bitcoin knockoff by Valuethinker » Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:02 am nisiprius wrote: Right. A medium of exchange, a store of value, a unit of account. And what bothers me about bitcoin is that I see not the slightest bit of evidence that there was any engineering goal to stabilize its value, so that it ...
by chaz
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bitcoin knockoff
Replies: 19
Views: 2239

Re: Bitcoin knockoff

None for me either. Protect your capital.
by chaz
Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Keep two cars for one person to drive
Replies: 34
Views: 2712

Re: Keep two cars for one person to drive

we have 1 car for the 2 of us.
by chaz
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Turning 50
Replies: 13
Views: 1985

Re: Turning 50

steve, looks like you are ready for retirement.
by chaz
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
Replies: 149
Views: 11255

Re: Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

i like using vpn.
by chaz
Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Tax Issues -- Should I Move From Nevada To Idaho?
Replies: 29
Views: 3616

Re: Tax Issues -- Should I Move From Nevada To Idaho?

Though this thread is seven years old, it is entertaining.
by chaz
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Move IRA from T Rowe Price to Vanguard
Replies: 17
Views: 2840

Re: Move IRA from T Rowe Price to Vanguard

I'm glad to still be around on occasion.
by chaz
Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Move IRA from T Rowe Price to Vanguard
Replies: 17
Views: 2840

Re: Move IRA from T Rowe Price to Vanguard

a very good suggestion.
by chaz
Sun Dec 11, 2016 7:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Dow 36,000's" stock picks
Replies: 47
Views: 6153

Re: "Dow 36,000's" stock picks

consider VBIAX, a fund of stocks and bonds, both indexed.
by chaz
Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 14240

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

dcdowden, glad to see you avoided bad advice.
by chaz
Sun Jun 12, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 14240

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

Victoria, I spend my days on the computer and reading novels by Coben, Baldacci, Nesbo, and some others of this genre.
by chaz
Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 14240

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

Victoria, retirement is very nice. 12 years now for me.
by chaz
Mon May 30, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 14240

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

523HRR, do you keep busy as a volunteer or pursue hobbies?
by chaz
Thu May 26, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 14240

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

Retirement is great at any age. Enjoy your time while you can.
by chaz
Thu May 26, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 14240

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

I was in the public sector, and I did not retire early.
by chaz
Wed May 25, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 14240

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

I liked my work, but I decided to retire at age 74.
by chaz
Fri Mar 25, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Liking the new Citi CC at Costco
Replies: 204
Views: 38058

Re: Liking the new Citi CC at Costco

A good card to combine with the Citi double cash card for 'other' purchases.
by chaz
Sun Mar 13, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How much do you spend on groceries?
Replies: 134
Views: 13769

Re: How much do you spend on groceries?

I do not keep track of the small stuff.
by chaz
Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:45 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Chaz Watch
Replies: 80
Views: 9470

Re: Chaz Watch

Thanks, Nisi.
by chaz
Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Chaz Watch
Replies: 80
Views: 9470

Re: Chaz Watch

On the internet.
by chaz
Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 70 is the New 65
Replies: 106
Views: 15048

Re: 70 is the New 65

I retired at 74, and very happy since then.
by chaz
Sat Sep 19, 2015 5:22 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Chaz Watch
Replies: 80
Views: 9470

Re: Chaz Watch

I'm here - thanks for the kind words.
by chaz
Tue Jun 02, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 5 Investing Myths
Replies: 6
Views: 1561

Re: 5 Investing Myths

I like the Balanced Index Fund.
by chaz
Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Recommend a movie for a lonely Boglehead on Valentine's day
Replies: 87
Views: 6725

Re: Recommend a movie for a lonely Boglehead on Valentine's

rustymutt wrote:The African Queen. One of our favorites.

A very good movie. :)
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 2715
Views: 763460

Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Saw Jersey Boys. Sad story with good songs.
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: tax dependent vs $3950 vs income
Replies: 18
Views: 1819

Re: tax dependent vs $3950 vs income

ps56k wrote:
Sidney wrote:How old is he?
Didn't think that mattered - he is 24 -
and when I told TTax that he didn't earn over $3950, the exemption & deduction on my 1040 re-appeared...

Since he is 24 and earned over $3950, you should not give false info to TurboTax. The IRS is lurking.
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Free online news
Replies: 22
Views: 2682

Re: Free online news

www.cnn.com is good.
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What 3 MATERIAL things would you take with you?
Replies: 34
Views: 2394

Re: What 3 MATERIAL things would you take with you?

Chan_va wrote:
chaz wrote:DW and our 2 daughters.


That is a given. Everyone gets to go. The question is more about the everyday small things that you value after family, friends etc.

The only small thing would be my iPad.
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE BOGLEHEADS FORUM
Replies: 30
Views: 3466

Re: Happy Birthday to the Bogleheads.org Forum

Norris wrote:Thanks, Mel. It's also amazing how fast the eight years has gone by!

Norris

I agree. Sand in the hourglass. :(
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:47 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What 3 MATERIAL things would you take with you?
Replies: 34
Views: 2394

Re: What 3 MATERIAL things would you take with you?

DW and our 2 daughters.
by chaz
Sun Feb 15, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Consolidate 2 or 3-fund to single fund in taxable
Replies: 10
Views: 1103

Re: Consolidate 2 or 3-fund to single fund in taxable

I like the Balanced Index Fund - easy for DH when I pass.
by chaz
Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard sued for [failing to charge market rates to and then paying taxes on services to its mutual funds]
Replies: 781
Views: 136561

Re: Vanguard sued for charging too little

Hi: News update, Feb. 13, 2015: Judge quizzes both sides in Vanguard whistleblower case New York Superior Court Judge Joan Madden grilled lawyers for Vanguard Group and for former Vanguard tax attorney turned whistleblower David Danon this afternoon before promising to consider Vanguard's request t...
by chaz
Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Spring Break Ideas for Apr 4-11 for girls 4,6 yrs
Replies: 45
Views: 3803

Re: Spring Break Ideas for Apr 4-11 for girls 4,6 yrs

Disneyland, Anaheim, California.
by chaz
Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:27 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: RSS feeds by thread
Replies: 29
Views: 7646

Re: RSS feeds by thread

airahcaz wrote:
chaz wrote:
LadyGeek wrote:The RSS feed is limited to the latest post for the past 12 hours, or 50 posts, whichever is less.

It works fine in Firefox, so there must be something different about Feedly.

Feedly works fine in Firefox.



Sorry I meant the Feedly app for iPhone.

I also have the Feedly app on my iPad.
by chaz
Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: RSS feeds by thread
Replies: 29
Views: 7646

Re: RSS feeds by thread

LadyGeek wrote:The RSS feed is limited to the latest post for the past 12 hours, or 50 posts, whichever is less.

It works fine in Firefox, so there must be something different about Feedly.

Feedly works fine in Firefox.
by chaz
Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to buy nice men's dress shirts?
Replies: 94
Views: 17045

Re: Where to buy nice men's dress shirts?


Another true BH shopper.
by chaz
Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: This Weekend's WSJ (02/14-15/2015)
Replies: 4
Views: 1122

Re: This Weekend's WSJ (02/14-15/2015)

Two columns of interest: 1) Weekend Investor section, "Don't Fear The Bear Market", by Morgan Housel: Referring to economist Hyman Minsky, he tells us that not only are bear markets inevitable, but they are necessary for healthy financial markets.....Housel also gives a shout-out to the V...
by chaz
Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to buy nice men's dress shirts?
Replies: 94
Views: 17045

Re: Where to buy nice men's dress shirts?

joe8d wrote:JC Penny. Stratford Dress Shirts.

A true BH shopper. :)
by chaz
Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: What to do with 5M?
Replies: 93
Views: 19833

Re: What to do with 5M?

Thanks everyone for the incredible and thought-out responses. I grabbed Bogle and Roth's iBooks and will do some holiday reading before pulling the trigger. And will also meditate on my true risk tolerance. And thanks to those who stressed the estate planning part - fortunately we did that with a p...
by chaz
Thu Feb 12, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: The Best 60/40 Portfolio?
Replies: 20
Views: 3072

Re: The Best 60/40 Portfolio?

Toons wrote:Vanguard Balanced Index Fund Admiral Shares (VBIAX) :happy

https://personal.vanguard.com/us/funds/ ... IntExt=INT

I completely agree with Toons!
by chaz
Thu Feb 12, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SIGN PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freedom
Replies: 182
Views: 18758

Re: Where is John C. Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freedom?

dolphinsaremammals wrote:Talk to your Congresscritter's office.

Yes!
by chaz
Thu Feb 12, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI
Replies: 2365
Views: 718893

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI

"Choke" by Stuart Woods.
by chaz
Tue Feb 10, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Am I a mess?
Replies: 31
Views: 4817

Re: am I mess?

Keep your wife happy. Good luck.
by chaz
Tue Feb 10, 2015 4:01 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: I'm not a bad Boglehead [buying Powerball ticket]
Replies: 101
Views: 9344

Re: I'm not a bad Boglehead

gator15 wrote:I'm going to the casino this weekend to gamble away my allowance and I'm looking forward to it.

You have to be at least 21 to bet in a casino. Are you old enough but still getting an allowance?
by chaz
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Is "Financial Independence" the new "Retirement?"
Replies: 52
Views: 8902

Re: Is "Financial Independence" the new "Retirement?"

It is time for retirement unless you enjoy your work.
by chaz
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Best Small Cap Value Funds (Poll)
Replies: 31
Views: 6660

Re: Best Small Cap Value Funds (Poll)

I like Vanguard funds.

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