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by oilmanjr101
Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 793

Re: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions

I feel like my only fee may come in the form of what I owe the people at Bogleheads for all of the walkthrough style help. Wow, thank you! So all $5,500 of my account should go into VFFVX if 90% stocks is what I want? As for the 2017 IRA contributions, am I able to contribute another $5,500 for this...
by oilmanjr101
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 793

Re: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions

Thank you for the advice! I am completely new to Vanguard so I am a bit confused on how to do exactly what you are saying. I have made it to "Buy Vanguard funds" and then "Add another Vanguard mutual fund." Do I add from the list of funds they recommend? If so, what are the ticke...
by oilmanjr101
Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 793

Re: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions

I have funded the Vanguard account and am ready to purchase funds and create my portfolio. This is the part where I will need the most assistance. Given my age and situation, which funds would be in my best interest to purchase?
by oilmanjr101
Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 793

Re: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions

I have a financial adviser at Edward Jones So what do you hold at Edward Jones? Is it a taxable account or some type of IRA? I actually do not have anything there. I just have an advisor that I've spoken to quite a few times and he has tried to convince me to start a Roth IRA there. He is a nice gu...
by oilmanjr101
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 793

Re: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions

I really really appreciate the replies so far. I will look into opening a Vanguard account within the next few days. I am currently only putting 6% into a 401k to get the full employer 50% match.
by oilmanjr101
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Starting a Roth IRA - Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 793

Starting a Roth IRA - Questions

I've been reading here for quite a while but this is my first post. A little background information: I am 25 years old, not married, graduated college 2 years ago and have been working as a mechanical engineer. I would like to start a Roth IRA and contribute the $5,500 each year. I believe my deadli...

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