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by AlbertEinstein
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Where To Park Your Emergency Fund At Vanguard?
Replies: 17
Views: 4261

Re: Where To Park Your Emergency Fund At Vanguard?

If you have want to park your emergency fund into a Vanguard fund, what do you think would be the best and safest choice? Personally, I keep my EF Vanguard Federal Money Market Fund VMFXX. I know Vanguard itself recommends the Prime Money Market Fund. Yet are there any other options consider with t...
by AlbertEinstein
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What is the "safe, safe" withdrawal rate?
Replies: 38
Views: 4534

Re: What is the "safe, safe" withdrawal rate?

We've had a couple of threads recently about SWRs (discussing comments from Kitces & Bengen), and oh, maybe two or three other threads over the past several years that also consider the thoughts from other "experts" (Bernstein, Pfau, Swedroe). After I posted in one of the other threads, I got to wo...
by AlbertEinstein
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bond Fund Philosophy
Replies: 18
Views: 2892

Re: Bond Fund Philosophy

Bond Fund Philosophy LittlePrince: I am in retirement. My "Bond Fund Philosophy" is simple: Money that I cannot afford to lose is in cash and bonds (Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund). Best wishes. Taylor I'm just curious. You're about 93 years old (congrats on making it that far and doing so m...
by AlbertEinstein
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Fear of Finance?" AARP interview with Jack Bogle
Replies: 37
Views: 6307

Re: "Fear of Finance?" AARP interview with Jack Bogle

Mr. Bogle is getting feisty; I like it. "What are you buying in non-US-stocks?" said Mr. Bogle. "The largest country in EAFE is Britain; the second-highest, Japan; and the third is that soul of hard work, France. I can't see that I'd make more money in Britain, with Brexit; or Japan, a very structu...
by AlbertEinstein
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Yes Virginia, you can lose money in bonds
Replies: 36
Views: 5220

Re: Yes Virginia, you can lose money in bonds

https://www.scribd.com/presentation/358301935/CFA-Presentation#from_embed Interesting link! Mr Carlson (who evidently is associated with Ritholtz) uses a slide that shows Ritholtz as one of the top ten firms in terms of growth of AUM. Of those firms, it's the only one whose client's assets have dec...