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by dn160
Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Anyone want to share their monthly budget? Here's ours
Replies: 62
Views: 11080

Re: Anyone want to share their monthly budget? Here's ours

Mint sim $15/mo cell phone Water 0/mo included in rent, laundry once/mo, shower like 2 times/week - dry my skin badly Garbage 0/mo Car insurance $45/mo liability only Car registration $11.25/mo Food $150/mo - Potato/rice, chicken on sale <$1/lb (dark meat) or $1.70/lb (white meat), a bunch of froze...
by dn160
Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The Three-Fund Portfolio
Replies: 2342
Views: 1472436

Re: The 3-Fund Portfolio and Mr. Bogle's crusade

Here is a link to Taylor's original post from 1999 on this topic in the old M* forum... Which is better--15 funds or 4? All the best, Sunny Hi Sunny: Thank you for the link to my original post recommending the 3-fund portfolio (plus a money market fund). It is gratifying for me to see how well that...
by dn160
Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why do you LBYM? Why do you save and invest?
Replies: 204
Views: 18636

Re: Why do you LBYM? Why do you save and invest?

fantasytensai wrote: ↑
Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:17 pm
Because I hate my profession, but I invested years of my life into getting a degree and license for the earning potential, so I cannot (or should I say, choose not to) turn back.
This speaks to me on so many levels.
by dn160
Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Best way to build wealth
Replies: 32
Views: 5444

Re: Best way to build wealth

30k a year salary before taxes. And thank you! carguy1993, With 30K of salary, the first thing that you should learn is the tax credit. EITC https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1899157-what-are-the-qualifications-for-the-earned-income-credit-eic-or-eitc Saver's Credits https://www.bogleheads.org/wiki...
by dn160
Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Best way to build wealth
Replies: 32
Views: 5444

Re: Best way to build wealth

30k a year salary before taxes. And thank you! carguy1993, With 30K of salary, the first thing that you should learn is the tax credit. EITC https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1899157-what-are-the-qualifications-for-the-earned-income-credit-eic-or-eitc Saver's Credits https://www.bogleheads.org/wiki...
by dn160
Fri Aug 11, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 3F Portfolio Beginner with Low Income
Replies: 7
Views: 1944

Re: The Three-Fund Portfolio [Portfolio help]

Welcome to the forum :) . It's always great to see someone starting young, and wanting to use low expense ratio index funds. That was a good choice in reading material. Before considering a taxable account, please consider 1) contributing the maximum $5.5k per year to an IRA, Roth or traditional, d...
by dn160
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 3F Portfolio Beginner with Low Income
Replies: 7
Views: 1944

3F Portfolio Beginner with Low Income

[Moved into a stand-alone post from: The Three-Fund Portfolio --admin LadyGeek] Hi I am new to the forum and after reading Boglehead's Guide to Investing and this thread I would like to begin my investment using the Three Fund Portfolio. I am in my mid-20s, with investments in 401k, both Roth and t...