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by get_g0ing
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund [NTSX]
Replies: 367
Views: 31372

Re: WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund [NTSX]

Hey guys, Thanks for the useful discussion on this thread. For the accumulation phase, if someone is 100% equities, what's the expectation for NTSX returns compared to S&P 500? From other comments I've come across, I've read both opinions: some consider the NTSX expected return to be higher, while ...
by get_g0ing
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund [NTSX]
Replies: 367
Views: 31372

Re: WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund [NTSX]

Hey guys, Thanks for the useful discussion on this thread. For the accumulation phase, if someone is 100% equities, what's the expectation for NTSX returns compared to S&P 500? From other comments I've come across, I've read both opinions: some consider the NTSX expected return to be higher, while ...
by get_g0ing
Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund [NTSX]
Replies: 367
Views: 31372

Re: WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund [NTSX]

Hey guys, Thanks for the useful discussion on this thread. For the accumulation phase, if someone is 100% equities, what's the expectation for NTSX returns compared to S&P 500? From other comments I've come across, I've read both opinions: some consider the NTSX expected return to be higher, while o...
by get_g0ing
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% PSLDX?
Replies: 476
Views: 41739

Re: Why not 100% PSLDX?

Wondering why there is no ETF version of PSLDX? Also I don't suppose we can buy PSLDX this in M1, right? NTSX is the closest you're going to get. It has its own thread over here: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=302218 Hi there, From some of the discussions it sounds like the e...
by get_g0ing
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% PSLDX?
Replies: 476
Views: 41739

Re: Why not 100% PSLDX?

Wondering why there is no ETF version of PSLDX?

Also I don't suppose we can buy PSLDX this in M1, right?
by get_g0ing
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% PSLDX?
Replies: 476
Views: 41739

Re: Why not 100% PSLDX?

A small correction, it’s the return of the S&P 500 plus the return of the “Barclays Long Government/Credit Index” Which “measures the investment return of all medium and larger public issues of U.S. Treasury, agency, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international dollar-denominated ...
by get_g0ing
Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% PSLDX?
Replies: 476
Views: 41739

Re: Why not 100% PSLDX?

A small correction, it’s the return of the S&P 500 plus the return of the “Barclays Long Government/Credit Index” Which “measures the investment return of all medium and larger public issues of U.S. Treasury, agency, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international dollar-denominated ...
by get_g0ing
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% PSLDX?
Replies: 476
Views: 41739

Re: Why not 100% PSLDX?

Man, people really are adverse to PSLDX. My thread I started asking about things completely unrelated to it, has become an anti-PSLDX thread. Not what I was hoping for, but should have known better. https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=320333&p=5376305#p5376305 Don't be surprised if...
by get_g0ing
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% PSLDX?
Replies: 476
Views: 41739

Re: Why not 100% PSLDX?

... A fee that cuts away over 30% of your lifetime earnings is a HIGH fee. There are plenty of mutual funds with lower fees, for instance, VTWAX at 0.10%. I was going through some of the discussion. Wondering how the the 30% is calculated? Is there an online calculator that can show this? I find it...
by get_g0ing
Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% PSLDX?
Replies: 476
Views: 41739

Re: Why not 100% PSLDX?

Hey guys,

I'm wondering if we can have some comments on how PSLDX compares to the Excellent Adventure (UPRO/TMF).
What's a decent thought process to think about these two strategies?

Thanks.
by get_g0ing
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% PSLDX?
Replies: 476
Views: 41739

Re: Why not 100% PSLDX?

Questions for those doing both the Excellent Adventure and PSLDX: 1. Why are you doing both? I mean what's your thinking behind doing both. I read somewhere that HEDGEFUNDIE himself does both, but I don't know the reason for doing so that way. 2. How are you deciding the allocation %s between the tw...
by get_g0ing
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone know where to buy Natto soybeans?
Replies: 12
Views: 1055

Re: Anyone know where to buy Natto soybeans?

HueyLD wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:57 pm
Today is Natto Day, OP.

Try Mitsuwa Marketplace in San Gabriel, CA.
Natto Day! I had no idea, I looked it up and it's actually real!
by get_g0ing
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why not 100% PSLDX?
Replies: 476
Views: 41739

Re: Why not 100% PSLDX?

Semantics wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:44 pm
If you have a mortgage then you are already most likely paying higher costs for your investments than I am with PSLDX.
Could someone elaborate this please? I didn't really follow ...
by get_g0ing
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone know where to buy Natto soybeans?
Replies: 12
Views: 1055

Re: Anyone know where to buy Natto soybeans?

Guys, I want to thank everyone for your suggestion.
I've reached out to a couple of business. Thanks again
by get_g0ing
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone know where to buy Natto soybeans?
Replies: 12
Views: 1055

Re: Anyone know where to buy Natto soybeans?

Sandtrap wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:42 pm
Most any grocery store in Hawaii.😃😃
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They have the smaller/darker variety?
I'm asking because none of the Asian stores in my area carry them - they only have the larger ones shown in my picture above.
by get_g0ing
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone know where to buy Natto soybeans?
Replies: 12
Views: 1055

Re: Anyone know where to buy Natto soybeans?

Amazon seems to have some: https://www.amazon.com/Soymerica-Non-GMO-Soybeans-Identity-Preserved/dp/B0763GC8SB/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=natto+soybeans&qid=1593659179&sr=8-3 I apologize if I missed something here. - Tim Hi, thanks. So these are the same ones that I mentioned above. If you look at...
by get_g0ing
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Lindy effect vs recent article at collaborativefund.com
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Lindy effect vs recent article at collaborativefund.com

Hi, I've understood the concept of Lindy effect to mean that the longer something's been around, the longer it's likely to be around. Today I came across a blog post by Morgan Housel: https://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/keep-running/ I'm quoting some parts: For decades, scientists assumed that th...
by get_g0ing
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Thinking Fast and Slow
Replies: 142
Views: 14849

Re: Thinking Fast and Slow

... So my impressions of the research_ both my intuition (System 1) and my fact-checking (System 2) is that it is very sloppy (and, as a scientist, this is disturbing), and Kahneman's tendency to jump to such definitive statements about how it proves his thesis is especially disturbing (particularl...
by get_g0ing
Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone know where to buy Natto soybeans?
Replies: 12
Views: 1055

Anyone know where to buy Natto soybeans?

Hi guys, I'm wondering if anyone here makes their own Natto. It's a traditional Japanese food made by fermenting soybeans. While soybeans are easily available, I'm looking for the kotsubu variety of soybeans, which are preferred for natto. These are smaller and darker than the regular soybeans. On t...
by get_g0ing
Sat May 30, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fascinating take on a rebalanced Permanent Portfolio - BreakingTheMarket.com
Replies: 133
Views: 14329

Has breakingthemarket.com been analyzed?

[Thread merged into here, see below. --admin LadyGeek]

Hi guys,

I came across this portfolio website https://breakingthemarket.com

He is using 4 assets: Stock Bond Gold Cash
It seems very similar to the permanent portfolio.

Has anyone looked at and analyzed this portfolio strategy?

Thanks.
by get_g0ing
Wed May 13, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 90%+ chocolate bar
Replies: 67
Views: 5043

Re: 90%+ chocolate bar

I noticed something, anything labeled "dark chocolate" does not have any milk. So even if it's 70-90% cocoa, it won't have any milk. The extra ingredient would be sugar. Does anyone know why there isn't even a little milk? Or why there isn't dark chocolate which is just cocoa + milk (no sugar), rath...
by get_g0ing
Tue May 12, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 90%+ chocolate bar
Replies: 67
Views: 5043

Re: 90%+ chocolate bar

Trader Joe's carries a 100% Cocoa chocolate bar called Absolute Black Montezuma. It's a couple of bucks and tastes high quality. I love the taste and if you put a smidge of peanut butter on top, it is also quite pleasurable. My favorite chocolate is from Hu Kitchen https://hukitchen.com/collections...
by get_g0ing
Tue May 12, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 90%+ chocolate bar
Replies: 67
Views: 5043

Re: 90%+ chocolate bar

I don't eat sugar but wanted to have some chocolate and was looking for 100%-cacao chocolate. Some Boglehead has referenced Chocosphere, https://www.chocosphere.com/, and since then I am buying my chocolate from them. Here is a link to their products with > 90% cacao: https://www.chocosphere.com/de...
by get_g0ing
Tue May 12, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 90%+ chocolate bar
Replies: 67
Views: 5043

Re: 90%+ chocolate bar

Hey everyone,

I want to thank you all for commenting and sharing your recommendation. You've given me great options to try :)

Thanks!
by get_g0ing
Tue May 12, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 90%+ chocolate bar
Replies: 67
Views: 5043

Re: 90%+ chocolate bar

What should one look for on the label to know this? Many thanks. We love dark chocolate, and joke that it - plus some red wine - is "for our health" :wink: It's only partly a joke, of course (or so it is thought), but we might as well go for the best possible! RM The label would say something like ...
by get_g0ing
Mon May 11, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 90%+ chocolate bar
Replies: 67
Views: 5043

Re: 90%+ chocolate bar

Hi guys, Wondering if any of you found a high quality extra dark chocolate bar. I mean 90% or greater cocoa, and minimally processed. I found two at the store but I'm thinking there might be some that are less processed: Lindt has 90% and 95% but it uses alkali processed cocoa, also called dutch-pr...
by get_g0ing
Mon May 11, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 90%+ chocolate bar
Replies: 67
Views: 5043

Re: 90%+ chocolate bar

Manoa chocolate, based in Hawaii they even have a 100% cocoa bar. My favorite is their breakfast bar and Hawaiian sea salt bar. Best chocolate I have ever had Theo produces a delicious 85% bar. My runner-up brand is Chocolove. I used to live near Taza Chocolate in Somerville, MA (https://www.tazach...
by get_g0ing
Mon May 11, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 90%+ chocolate bar
Replies: 67
Views: 5043

Re: 90%+ chocolate bar

Manoa chocolate, based in Hawaii they even have a 100% cocoa bar. My favorite is their breakfast bar and Hawaiian sea salt bar. Best chocolate I have ever had 100%! I wasn't aware they existed. Any idea how's it's even possible, I mean how it's different from those cocoa nibs which are pure cocoa? ...
by get_g0ing
Mon May 11, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 90%+ chocolate bar
Replies: 67
Views: 5043

90%+ chocolate bar

Hi guys, Wondering if any of you found a high quality extra dark chocolate bar. I mean 90% or greater cocoa, and minimally processed. I found two at the store but I'm thinking there might be some that are less processed: Lindt has 90% and 95% but it uses alkali processed cocoa, also called dutch-pro...
by get_g0ing
Tue May 05, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?
Replies: 37
Views: 2091

Re: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?

So on this Bluetooth, I went back and tested it again. Not sure if it's just me but on trying to transfer a 600 MB video file, it was very slow. It was progressing but didn't look like it wanted to finish anytime soon. Unfortunately it didn't show the speed of transfer either on the phone or the co...
by get_g0ing
Tue May 05, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?
Replies: 37
Views: 2091

Re: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?

In the meantime, it can be done through third party software https://www.guidingtech.com/share-files-android-pc-without-internet/. This!! These apps will do exactly what I was discussing, very cool. I'm glad you shared the link, thanks :happy Hi Katietsu, you may test one of these apps since you to...
by get_g0ing
Tue May 05, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?
Replies: 37
Views: 2091

Re: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?

Bluetooth 4.0 isn't that slow, and bluetooth 3.0 max speed is nearly as fast. I use Airdrop all the time for photos and it's fast enough, but I always assumed it used wifi, but it might be using bluetooth to find and setup the connection and/or data transfer as well. Never thought about it much or ...
by get_g0ing
Tue May 05, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?
Replies: 37
Views: 2091

Re: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?

Hi Silk McCue, Thanks for commenting. Sure, so I mentioned two methods in my 1st post, but I don't have a one universal way to mention unfortunately. I use a mix of methods shared in this post based on the context I am in. If it's a small file I sometimes just email it to myself. If I can't get to ...
by get_g0ing
Tue May 05, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?
Replies: 37
Views: 2091

Re: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?

So it sounds like something like Airdrop is exactly what I had in mind. But after looking more into it, and trying a few apps, it seems like this is currently not possible. A lot of folks have suggested good alternative and those are what I've been relying on. Not a huge issue, I was just intereste...
by get_g0ing
Mon May 04, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?
Replies: 37
Views: 2091

Re: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?

But the premise of the question is large files and no external WiFi network. Therefore, all these cloud based and email based solutions would be poor choices. Within the Apple Ecosystem, Airdrop does exactly what the OP wants to do. It is incredibly convenient and the primary feature that I knew I ...
by get_g0ing
Sun May 03, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?
Replies: 37
Views: 2091

Re: Can you transfer files without Wifi or cable?

Tamales wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 8:08 am
You don't have a USB cable to plug between the 2?
I do. But I've read that it's possible to do without cable, wifi or bluetooth. So I'm interested in if anyone has experienced doing so and what app they used for that.
by get_g0ing
Sun May 03, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?
Replies: 37
Views: 2091

Re: Can you transfer files without Wifi or cable?

Windows 10 has "nearby sharing" in the controls box at the bottom right. Right click on it, it takes you to settings which describes being able to transfer info nearby devices using Bluetooth. I have never tried it myself but seems to be what you have in mind. I Googled "android transfer files to p...
by get_g0ing
Sun May 03, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?
Replies: 37
Views: 2091

Can you transfer files without Wifi, bluetooth, cable?

Hi guys, Do any of you transfer files between Windows computer and Android phone without Wifi, bluetooth cable? I believe there's something called Wi-Fi Direct (already part of newer laptops and phones) that can do this. There are some Google Play apps that can use Wi-Fi Direct to transfer between t...
by get_g0ing
Fri May 01, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: File Versioning on C: in Windows 10
Replies: 12
Views: 809

Re: File Versioning on C: in Windows 10

I stumbled into something that I'll mention, if someone wants to discuss. Once I got Windows File History to start working, I noticed that if you edit a file, it copies the whole file again. For example if you have a 100MB file, and make a small edit, it will copy it fully. So now you have two 100MB...
by get_g0ing
Fri May 01, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: File Versioning on C: in Windows 10
Replies: 12
Views: 809

Re: File Versioning on C: in Windows 10

No experience with this, but Googling reveals that there is a trick you can do to create a shared folder and use it as the backup drive (or use One Drive). https://www.ubackup.com/windows-10/previous-versions-4348.html In general, File History only allows you to backup files to removable drives or ...
by get_g0ing
Fri May 01, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: File Versioning on C: in Windows 10
Replies: 12
Views: 809

Re: File Versioning on C: in Windows 10

The file version feature seems to work the same in Windows 10 as in Windows 7 - if you right click on a file and hit Properties, there's a Previous Versions tab. My guess is you have to enable Windows 10's Backup feature to get other versions to show up in the Previous Versions tab. Press the Windo...
by get_g0ing
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: File Versioning on C: in Windows 10
Replies: 12
Views: 809

File Versioning on C: in Windows 10

Hi friends, In Windows 7 there was a file history feature, where Windows would save multiple versions of files. It could be done locally on C: drive itself. Meaning, you didn't need to have a separate partition or external drive. But Windows 10 doesn't have that option. Is there any way or program t...
by get_g0ing
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: OneNote alternative (Windows)?
Replies: 14
Views: 840

Re: OneNote alternative (Windows)?

I want to thank all folks who responded with comments and suggestions. I appreciate you all!
by get_g0ing
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: OneNote alternative (Windows)?
Replies: 14
Views: 840

Re: OneNote alternative (Windows)?

I like Evernote but it doesn't really do password protection of sections. You can only password protect part of a note as I recall and I would not trust it to work well since I doubt most users even use that feature. You can keep certain notes in an offline notebook but then of course you need to w...
by get_g0ing
Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: OneNote alternative (Windows)?
Replies: 14
Views: 840

Re: OneNote alternative (Windows)?

I really like and prefer OneNote. But often one of my sections gets corrupted and I lose data. This has been going on for years and across versions of OneNote. Never was able to resolve the issue. So I've given up and looking for a replacement. OneNote notebooks that are synced with the cloud are s...
by get_g0ing
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: OneNote alternative (Windows)?
Replies: 14
Views: 840

Re: OneNote alternative (Windows)?

Hi guys, What would you recommend as an alternative to OneNote on Windows? The critical feature I'm looking for is: Able to password-protect some sections with encryption (like in OneNote). I know EverNote is popular. Any others you like? Thanks :beer Why don’t you like OneNote? I really like and p...
by get_g0ing
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: OneNote alternative (Windows)?
Replies: 14
Views: 840

OneNote alternative (Windows)?

Hi guys,

What would you recommend as an alternative to OneNote on Windows?

The critical feature I'm looking for is:
Able to password-protect some sections with encryption (like in OneNote).

I know EverNote is popular. Any others you like?

Thanks :beer
by get_g0ing
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: HEDGEFUNDIE's excellent adventure Part II: The next journey
Replies: 5751
Views: 518984

Re: HEDGEFUNDIE's excellent adventure Part II: The next journey

KSActuary wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:07 pm
I have already abandoned the long bond going forward. No TMF or TLT going forward. Will just have to live with the results.
Then what is your portfolio/AA for this adventure?