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by inception
Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard's new security key option
Replies: 48
Views: 6387

Re: Vanguard's new security key option

It would be nice if they also supported, as fidelity does, the Symantec VIP app that runs on my phone. One less thing to lose. ~Moshe Etrade was using Symantec VIP in the past. I found that convenient when they moved from hardware (RSA) to software solution. I have used RSA software too, works simi...
by inception
Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Brokerage selection when trading fees a non-factor
Replies: 5
Views: 528

Re: Brokerage selection when trading fees a non-factor

There are a couple of brokerage "Case Study" threads: Dividend payments: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=87742 Trade executions: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=165732 and best broker post: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=2969296#p2969296...
by inception
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Brokerage selection when trading fees a non-factor
Replies: 5
Views: 528

Brokerage selection when trading fees a non-factor

Anyone have any recommendations on a preferred brokerage (or brokerages) when trading fees are a non-factor? Vanguard's minimalist approach to support and lack of non-SMS 2FA as the sole means of authentication are starting to weigh on me. In my case, trading fees of ~ $10/trade (e.g., $7.95/trade o...
by inception
Sun Jan 01, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Is it ok to have only muni bonds and no taxable bonds?
Replies: 15
Views: 1761

Re: Is it ok to have only muni bonds and no taxable bonds?

Is it ok to have only muni bond funds and no taxable bonds in the taxable portion of a portfolio? I am specifically looking at the CA long term tax exempt fund. If you think at least some taxable bonds are needed, what would be a good ratio of total bond to muni bond? 50/50 perhaps? Marginal tax ra...

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