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by dcwilco
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Questions for Boglehead runners
Replies: 28
Views: 1952

Re: Questions for Boglehead runners

OP: I figure I spend around the top end of the range you cited -- around $1,500 per annum -- but consider it an investment just as important as those I make in my 401K and IRA. A breakdown might be: $400 shoes (training for a marathon over 6 months can entail 3 pairs) $250 race fees (esp. if running...
by dcwilco
Wed May 03, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "The Road Less Traveled" by John Bogle
Replies: 31
Views: 5157

Re: "The Road Less Traveled" by John Bogle

Nuance, irony, subtle humor -- not what you always get in a triumph speech. This man has style, as we all know. His advice for active managers to 'stay the course' and consolidate corporate forces as their share of the pie shrinks is curious, and not entirely ironic I think. More nuanced. Bogle is t...
by dcwilco
Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Preparing For The Next Bear Market"
Replies: 21
Views: 4881

Re: "Preparing For The Next Bear Market"

Really appreciate this PSA, Taylor! "Prudence is the mother of all virtues" extends to asset allocation. I started investing seriously only after the 2008 crash, so count me among those who have yet to experience a truly bad bear. I can't say I'm looking forward to that experience, but reading Bogle...
by dcwilco
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "The Undoing Project," by Michael Lewis
Replies: 19
Views: 4868

Re: "The Undoing Project," by Michael Lewis

The Undoing Project is a good read. I really enjoy Lewis's simple vernacular writing style. For all those who read Thinking Fast and Slow , the ideas presented won't be new, but you get a much more vivid sense of how Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman formed an intellectual yin yang. To me, Tversky i...
by dcwilco
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY 93RD BIRTHDAY, TAYLOR!
Replies: 199
Views: 14151

Re: HAPPY 93RD BIRTHDAY, TAYLOR!

Happy birthday, Taylor.

Thank you for living long and helping so many of us prosper.