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by LadyGeek
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What's your U.S. : International ratio?
Replies: 210
Views: 37440

Re: What's your U.S. : International ratio?

I let the experts figure out the ratio. How? Just match the ratio used in the target date funds. See: Approximating Vanguard target date funds Guidance is provided here: How to build a lazy portfolio , which is how we help new investors build a portfolio from the choices provided in their employer's...
by LadyGeek
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Should I take possession of a certified mail?
Replies: 151
Views: 15796

Re: Should I take possession of a certified mail?

This thread has run its course and is locked (topic exhausted, no longer productive). See: Locked Topics Moderators or site admins may lock a topic (set it so no more replies may be added) when a violation of posting policy has occurred. Occasionally, even if there are no overt violations of postin...
by LadyGeek
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: I feel like selling my 3 fund
Replies: 55
Views: 6762

Re: I feel like selling my 3 fund

I removed an interchange which derailed this discussion. See: I feel like selling my 3 fund [md&pharmacist] (merged into the relevant thread, which is locked)

Please stay on-topic to help the OP.
by LadyGeek
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: MD&P just purchased X / sold Y [md&pharmacist]
Replies: 198
Views: 11277

Re: I feel like selling my 3 fund [md&pharmacist]

The above posts were derailing I feel like selling my 3 fund and are relevant for this thread. From my previous post: A number of off-topic replies challenging the OP's intent, sincerity to follow-through, or (lack of) information to track performance have been removed. The off-topic posts are cont...
by LadyGeek
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Do you think it is smart to disclose that you have passive investments to other people?
Replies: 43
Views: 3817

Re: Do you think it is smart to disclose that you have passive investments to other people?

This thread has run its course and is locked (relationship issue, getting contentious). See: Locked Topics Moderators or site admins may lock a topic (set it so no more replies may be added) when a violation of posting policy has occurred. Occasionally, even if there are no overt violations of post...
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Messy Divorce -- Forensic Accounting Help....
Replies: 119
Views: 8649

Re: Messy Divorce -- Forensic Accounting Help....

Inever wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:59 pm
Hi all, long time poster here incognito. Don't let you imagination run....I have less than 4,000 posts.

My temporary handle is 'I Never' as in "I Never Imagined My Wife Would Do That'!
To be clear, the OP is not incognito to the moderators. See: Usernames (accounts), second paragraph.
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Mutual Fund Dividends
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: Mutual Fund Dividends

Welcome!

Dividends will indeed drop the price of the fund. Here's someone with a similar question: Vanguard S&P 500 Index tracking error?

What is the mutual fund's name (and ticker symbol)? Perhaps there's something else going on, we'll help you figure it out.
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: [Flawed?] Paying off mortgage in 5 years
Replies: 39
Views: 3280

Re: [Flawed?] Paying off mortgage in 5 years

pepperz - It's best to keep all the information in one spot. I merged your update back into the original thread. Same topic, different payoff end date.
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How do you read books?
Replies: 30
Views: 2326

Re: How do you read books?

˙uʍop ǝpısdn ƃuıpɐǝɹ ʎɹ⊥

Likewise.
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard email about transition fund accounts to new brokerage platform
Replies: 37
Views: 1965

Re: Vanguard email about transition fund accounts to new brokerage platform

I merged Jerry55's thread into here, which is the latest similar discussion. It's not just about an email, but about the transition.
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: MD&P just purchased X / sold Y [md&pharmacist]
Replies: 198
Views: 11277

Re: MD&P just purchased X / sold Y [md&pharmacist]

A number of off-topic replies challenging the OP's intent, sincerity to follow-through, or (lack of) information to track performance have been removed. The off-topic posts are continuing. This thread is locked until the md&pharmacist PMs a moderator (myself, prudent, or triceratop) with informatio...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How much tilt is enough to make a difference?
Replies: 27
Views: 1803

Re: How much tilt is enough to make a difference?

This thread is now in the Investing - Theory, News & General forum (general question).

The wiki has some background info: Tilt
dcabler wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:38 pm
You can also play around with the Simba spreadsheet - available on this forum.
It's in the wiki: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet
by LadyGeek
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: New Capital One 360 ACH limits
Replies: 42
Views: 6438

Re: New Capitol One 360 ACH limits

This thread is now in the Investing - Theory, News & General forum (news).

I also got the email.

(I'm not happy that they stopped allowing check deposits by uploading a scanned image. You can only upload an image with the cellphone app. That's not gonna happen.)
by LadyGeek
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Functional Medicine/ managing the costs
Replies: 31
Views: 1435

Re: Functional Medicine/ managing the costs

This thread has run its course and is locked (derailed in several directions, medical advice - including health claims of diets). The reasons medical advice is not permitted in this forum: 1. This is an anonymous internet forum. It is not possible to verify anyone's identity (nor do we want to). Cr...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What's your U.S. : International ratio?
Replies: 210
Views: 37440

Re: What's your U.S. : International ratio?

FYI - This thread was started Mar 09, 2007. On May 01, 2015, the site owner disabled anonymous polls as stated here: May 01, 2015 (Please don't debate this decision here, it won't change.) This thread was bumped 11 years later (Jan 20, 2018, first page), as the poll is still working. Please bear in ...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Schwab Independent Franchise
Replies: 25
Views: 1683

Re: Schwab Independent Franchise

Glamdring56 - You had a duplicate post, which I've removed. There were no replies.

(Thanks to the member who reported the post. One of the reasons is "Duplicate thread".)
by LadyGeek
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Cancelation of Notifications
Replies: 11
Views: 728

Re: Cancelation of Notifications

There should be no issues with your browser. Perhaps the browser on the PC you are currently using has some add-ons or extensions that are interfering with the notification display?

Do you have another device that you can login from? Give it a try.
by LadyGeek
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Cancelation of Notifications
Replies: 11
Views: 728

Re: Cancelation of Notifications

Go to your User Control Panel --> Board Preferences --> Edit notification options (generic link, will go to the right spot for any member) Uncheck all of the boxes, then Submit. Go to your User Control Panel --> Overview --> Manage notifications (generic link, will go to the right spot for any membe...
by LadyGeek
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How do you read books?
Replies: 30
Views: 2326

Re: How do you read books?

This thread is now in the Personal Consumer Issues forum (reading a book).
by LadyGeek
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Boat Liability
Replies: 7
Views: 1031

Re: Boat Liability

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (title).
by LadyGeek
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: MD&P just purchased X / sold Y [md&pharmacist]
Replies: 198
Views: 11277

Re: MD&P just purchased X / sold Y [md&pharmacist]

Investors wishing to track their own performance can download the spreadsheet from the wiki: Calculating personal returns

Questions on using the spreadsheet can be asked in the support thread: A Returns Spreadsheet for Bogleheads
by LadyGeek
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard S&P 500 Index tracking error?
Replies: 3
Views: 334

Re: Vanguard S&P 500 Index tracking error?

Welcome! Let's take a look at the fund direct from Vanguard: Vanguard - Institutional Index Fund Institutional Shares (Distributions) Distribution Type Most Recent Distribution Record Date Reinvest Date Payable Date Reinvest Price Distribution Yield SEC Yield Dividend $1.13620 06/14/2018 06/15/2018 ...
by LadyGeek
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Apple MacBook Air On Sale $699
Replies: 41
Views: 3889

Re: Apple MacBook Air On Sale $699

I removed a post which triggered several off-topic replies. As a reminder, see: General Etiquette We expect this forum to be a place where people can feel comfortable asking questions and where debates and discussions are conducted in civil tones. ...At all times we must conduct ourselves in a resp...
by LadyGeek
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Too much house vs. just enough
Replies: 38
Views: 3332

Re: Too much house vs. just enough

This thread is now in the Personal Consumer Issues forum (house).
by LadyGeek
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How to value a truck for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: How to value a truck for sale

This thread is in the Personal Consumer Issues forum (truck).
by LadyGeek
Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: I am STUNNED over how much help my friends recieved with house purchase!
Replies: 47
Views: 3670

Re: I am STUNNED over how much help my friends recieved with house purchase!

This thread has run its course and is locked (not personal nor actionable). General comment threads are off topic in the forums with "Personal" in the title. See: A reminder that non-investing general comment threads are OT - It must be personal . In other words, you must be asking about your own s...
by LadyGeek
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How to find a good CPA?
Replies: 8
Views: 567

Re: How to find a good CPA?

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (IRS discrepancy).
by LadyGeek
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Non-alcoholic drinks for wedding
Replies: 79
Views: 3534

Re: Non-alcoholic drinks for wedding

This thread has run its course and is locked (derailed to conjecture on social implications of a dry wedding). See: Personal Consumer Issues Note that this subforum has a much lower threshold for locking or removing posts than the financial and investing subforums. In general, controversial, offens...
by LadyGeek
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: RMDs based on 1986 life expectancy versus today?
Replies: 23
Views: 1948

Re: RMDs based on 1986 life expectancy versus today?

After receiving a few PMs and further moderator review, this thread is now unlocked to continue the discussion. The focus should be to ask what people are doing about changing life expectancies (focusing on Required Minimum Distributions); thinking about how long they might live and plan accordingl...
by LadyGeek
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Auto Accident Settlement
Replies: 7
Views: 856

Re: Auto Accident Settlement

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (insurance).
by LadyGeek
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: RMDs based on 1986 life expectancy versus today?
Replies: 23
Views: 1948

Re: RMDs based on 1986 life expectancy versus today?

This thread has run its course and is locked (proposed regulations, not actionable). See: Politics and Religion In order to avoid the inevitable frictions that arise from these topics, political or religious posts and comments are prohibited. The only exceptions to this rule are: Common religious e...
by LadyGeek
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Making it easier to track posts from the OP
Replies: 29
Views: 2441

Re: Making it easier to track posts from the OP

^^^ I moved your post into the on-going discussion. As I noted previously: I requested that feature in this thread but the mod wasn't supported by the forum software at the time: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=165036&p=2949042&hilit=original+poster#p2949042 The site owners have...
by LadyGeek
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Forbes: Millennials Aren't Having Kids Heres Why That's a Problem for Baby Boomer Real Estate and Retirement
Replies: 74
Views: 6974

Re: Forbes: Millennials Aren't Having Kids Heres Why That's a Problem for Baby Boomer Real Estate and Retirement

I removed an off-topic post regarding the freedom of choice to have children. This thread has run its course and is locked (derailed in several directions, no added value to continue). See: Locked Topics Moderators or site admins may lock a topic (set it so no more replies may be added) when a viol...
by LadyGeek
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: To take or not to take delivery of Tesla 3
Replies: 1068
Views: 84838

Re: To take or not to take delivery of Tesla 3

Please stay on-topic, which is to take delivery (or not) of a Tesla 3.

Update: An off-topic post (before this post) and a response (after this post) were removed.
by LadyGeek
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: [Looking for ways to reduce taxes and keep more of my income]
Replies: 91
Views: 8566

Re: Getting killed on taxes - any ideas?

I removed an off-topic post (Page 1). As a reminder, see: General Etiquette We expect this forum to be a place where people can feel comfortable asking questions and where debates and discussions are conducted in civil tones. ...At all times we must conduct ourselves in a respectful manner to other...
by LadyGeek
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: long term care insurance
Replies: 112
Views: 5411

Re: long term care insurance

...On another note, I have requested email notification when someone posts on this topic and I'm not getting them. Any thoughts about why not? I can't find my email address anywhere on the site to confirm the correct one is on file, and I can't find any info about a forum administrator to ask this ...
by LadyGeek
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: [Looking for ways to reduce taxes and keep more of my income]
Replies: 91
Views: 8566

Re: Getting killed on taxes - any ideas?

I removed a few off-topic posts. As a reminder, see: General Etiquette We expect this forum to be a place where people can feel comfortable asking questions and where debates and discussions are conducted in civil tones. ...At all times we must conduct ourselves in a respectful manner to other post...
by LadyGeek
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Imagine a 10 year, 0%, noncallable loan
Replies: 49
Views: 2983

Re: Imagine a 10 year, 0%, noncallable loan

bgf - Can you provide some background on your question? Ignore the financial details. Just explain what you are trying to do. Once the intent is clear, we'll help you with the math.

The wiki has some background info: Comparing investments
by LadyGeek
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: MD&P just purchased X / sold Y [md&pharmacist]
Replies: 198
Views: 11277

Re: MD&P just purchased X / sold Y [md&pharmacist]

I removed an off-topic post. As a reminder, see: General Etiquette This is a moderated forum. We expect this forum to be a place where people can feel comfortable asking questions and where debates and discussions are conducted in civil tones. ...At all times we must conduct ourselves in a respectf...
by LadyGeek
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Contacting Administrators
Replies: 14
Views: 884

Re: Contacting Administrators

There's no need to post here, I got it. Your query has been taken care of.
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can we discuss whisk?
Replies: 29
Views: 2876

Re: Can we discuss whisk?

^^^ :)
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Left Advisory Portfolio to do it myself and fear I made mess of things
Replies: 35
Views: 2624

Re: Left Advisory Portfolio to do it myself and fear I made mess of things

^^^ Caution, the bottom section says "You should try to invest in as many of these asset classes as possible..." which is not what the OP should do. It may be confusing. Oh I forgot to say that my 401k does not have any funds that are symbols. Welcome! Symbols are for funds that are publicly traded....
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Contacting Administrators
Replies: 14
Views: 884

Re: Contacting Administrators

Feel free to PM me with your account questions.

If you want to know whether a recipient has read a PM, see the wiki: Was my private message read?
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Creative Planning vs Vanguard PAS
Replies: 86
Views: 4968

Re: Creative Planning vs Vanguard PAS

flroots - Have you seen this wiki article? Robo-adviser
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: death certificates...hospice and 911
Replies: 32
Views: 2890

Re: death certificates...hospice and 911

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (death certificate). This is what exactly happened to my Dad when he passed away at home a few years ago. The funeral home refused to take him unless we had a signed statement from a qualified medical person. :shock: So, we called 911 ...
by LadyGeek
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Amsterdam
Replies: 12
Views: 850

Re: Amsterdam

This thread has run its course and is locked (below acceptable threshold, controversial). See: Personal Consumer Issues Note that this subforum has a much lower threshold for locking or removing posts than the financial and investing subforums. In general, controversial, offensive, pointless, divis...
by LadyGeek
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Life in retirement - what did you do today?
Replies: 179
Views: 15170

Re: Life after FIRE [Financial Independence / Retire Early]

This thread is now in the Personal Consumer Issues forum ( how we spend our money and our time).

I retitled the thread.