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by fr00t
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: how to divest while holding the index
Replies: 7
Views: 767

how to divest while holding the index

I'm 100% VTSAX right now, but out of curiosity I was wondering how to best *divest* yourself of specific companies (say, XYZ) while still basically holding the index. You could approximate the index with individual shares and just not buy that company. You could hold the index and sell XYZ short. Bu...
by fr00t
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: student loan vs investing
Replies: 12
Views: 1068

student loan vs investing

I have some federal student debt at 5%. I'm trying to decide whether pay it down, or make minimum payments. I have $25k debt and am saving about 40k after tax a year. First of all, my thinking is that since it's deductible and my bracket is 22% that the rate is more like 3.8%. So the way I'm thinkin...