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by long_term_investor
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Financial transparency
Replies: 19
Views: 1076

Re: Financial transparency

I know different people will have different take on this, but here is my opinion: Temporary girlfriend - don't share anything. Someone who is a prospective wife or mother of your future kids - share everything. I believe in full transparency (finances, past relationships, family situation, history e...
by long_term_investor
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Compensation
Replies: 21
Views: 3845

Re: Compensation

If you are in Tech, you can try https://www.teamblind.com/articles/Compensation . Also https://www.levels.fyi/ to compare the titles across companies.
by long_term_investor
Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard to offer non-Vanguard ETFs commission-free
Replies: 245
Views: 23898

Vanguard: The largest commission-free ETF lineup offered to investors

[Thread merged into here, see below. --admin LadyGeek] I didn't see this shared before. "Coming in August: The largest commission-free ETF lineup offered to investors" - https://investornews.vanguard/coming-in-august-the-largest-commission-free-etf-lineup-offered-to-investors/ Our community of mill...
by long_term_investor
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 401k long term strategy
Replies: 6
Views: 939

Re: 401k long term strategy

Thanks Tyler. Noted on the rental. Yes, I need to learn to be a landlord first. I live in California too, so will take a few years before I can save up a downpayment for second mortgage :)
by long_term_investor
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 401k long term strategy
Replies: 6
Views: 939

Re: 401k long term strategy

badbreath wrote: ↑
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:05 pm
I would just keep on investing in the Target Date and keep reading till you feel comfortable with the 3 Fund and your asset allocation.

Your doing fine for now.
Thanks!
by long_term_investor
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 401k long term strategy
Replies: 6
Views: 939

Re: 401k long term strategy

The unknown is how you will react when the inevitable decline in the stock market comes. Many people like the idea of an aggressive portfolio in theory. But then there is a 50% drop in the market and they panic and sell because they can't handle the (temporary) loss. You can't know how you'll respo...
by long_term_investor
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 401k long term strategy
Replies: 6
Views: 939

401k long term strategy

Hello Bogleheads, I am a new member here. I discovered this amazing Bogleheads wiki through Reddit. I have spent a few weekends reading and understanding the information on the wiki. I would like your valuable advice on my investment situation. I am a 35 year old single guy earning 150k in salary/bo...