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by ixamxkevin
Fri May 12, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Rental Property
Replies: 9
Views: 1158

Re: Rental Property

Hi Everyone Thanks for all the replies. I apologize i thought i replied..thanks for all the above info. In regards to real estate index funds how similar is that to investing in rental property? it seems like it would be pretty different ( dumb question i know) Thanks for the mentioned links will ch...
by ixamxkevin
Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Rental Property
Replies: 9
Views: 1158

Rental Property

Hi All, I am trying to learn more about investing in rental properties. Any suggestions on books, articles, etc to read would be awesome. Some questions if possible... 1) Is this a good time to purchase a rental property with interest rates being lower? I would not be able to purchase the property i...
by ixamxkevin
Fri Dec 09, 2016 5:04 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Unload Healthcare Fund?
Replies: 36
Views: 3135

Re: Unload Healthcare Fund?

I would just keep it...Basically a good fund in what will be a good industry again when things settle out. Baby boomers retiring and going to need all sorts of health stuff and the fund has a good manager even after Ownens retired. Sure NOT a shrinking sector. Are you investing long term or for jus...
by ixamxkevin
Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Unload Healthcare Fund?
Replies: 36
Views: 3135

Re: Unload Healthcare Fund?

Instead of trying to pick some of this, and some of that, and some of something else which even the 'experts' don't do very well why not just add it all to the Total Stock Index you already have? Dumb question, but is it unwise to have two separate positions that is have a VTSAX in both my taxable ...
by ixamxkevin
Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Unload Healthcare Fund?
Replies: 36
Views: 3135

Re: Unload Healthcare Fund?

Sorry noob question here, so cost average as in i would make 3 separate purchases, one purchase each month...1st month (3k minimum), 2 month (x amount), 3 month (x amount) Correct! You can also do it over more dates or over a longer period such as a year or more. For example, if you have monthly co...
by ixamxkevin
Fri Dec 09, 2016 2:22 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Unload Healthcare Fund?
Replies: 36
Views: 3135

Re: Unload Healthcare Fund?

What is everyone's thoughts about this being a possible time to start a position in VGHCX? I currently have some money I want to invest but am unsure of where to put it. I have been looking at VGHCX... If it was me, I'd put it in the 401k or a Roth. I would only invest enough so that it was less th...
by ixamxkevin
Fri Dec 09, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Unload Healthcare Fund?
Replies: 36
Views: 3135

Re: Unload Healthcare Fund?

Hi All, What is everyone's thoughts about this being a possible time to start a position in VGHCX? I currently have some money I want to invest but am unsure of where to put it. I have been looking at VGHCX... Taxable Brokerage Account 1) VTSAX (Vanguard Total Start Market Index Fund Admiral Share) ...
by ixamxkevin
Wed Oct 19, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Employer Contribution + Traditional IRA
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Re: Employer Contribution + Traditional IRA

Hi Duckie,

Thank you for the quick response! I expect my gross income to be somewhere between 160-200k.

Sorry for the beginner question. What does that mean to shelter more income? Thank you

Best,
Kevin
by ixamxkevin
Wed Oct 19, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Employer Contribution + Traditional IRA
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Employer Contribution + Traditional IRA

Hi Everyone Was hoping to pick someone's brain regarding this. I currently have a traditional IRA and will also be offered Simple IRA by my employer. My salary is above 71,000, i will not be able to deduct any contributions from my traditional IRA come tax time. It is all currently being done throug...
by ixamxkevin
Wed May 11, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Vanguard Health Care Index Fund VGHCX
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

Re: Vanguard Health Care Index Fund VGHCX

Hi Everyone, Thanks for all the replies. My mistake i didn't realize it wasn't an index funds. I will look at both. Thanks for the clarification. However since we are the topic...does anyone have any input on one vs the other? And yes either would be for long term hold. I currently hold some in VBMF...
by ixamxkevin
Wed May 11, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Vanguard Health Care Index Fund VGHCX
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

Vanguard Health Care Index Fund VGHCX

Hi Everyone, I am new to this forum and so I apologize for any questions that may have been asked or seem to simple. I am interested in or have been looking at VGHCX to add to my portfolio. I was wondering what are people's thoughts or opinions of starting a position in this fund at this time? befor...