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by CPO_investor
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Vanguard customer service
Replies: 44
Views: 2674

Re: Vanguard customer service

I opened a Vanguard account over the summer and was having issues with linking my bank account to the vanguard account in order to transfer funds. This caused major delays in investing my money and while dealing with this the market went up a couple of points, costing me thousands of dollars in lost...
by CPO_investor
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Is there any real reasonable rationale as to why the Stock Market “Collapses? when…
Replies: 14
Views: 2034

Re: Is there any real reasonable rationale as to why the Stock Market “Collapses? when…

True market crashes are pretty rare - looking at historical returns, prolonged sell offs that could be considered more than corrections or just volatility don’t come around often. In 2008 there were a lot of factors - really a perfect storm that was 15 years in the making. Looking back, I remember t...
by CPO_investor
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: This man can predict when bubbles burst: time to time the market?
Replies: 145
Views: 11942

Re: This man can predict when bubbles burst: time to time the market?

I tried my hand at market timing back when I was a green investor. I made a lot of money on biotech’s, but lost virtually all of it because I didn’t get out in time. Also, I tried timing the broader market, getting out of the market because I thought a crash was “imminent”. In that time, the market ...
by CPO_investor
Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: High Earners - What's Your Profession?
Replies: 896
Views: 151746

Re: High Earners - What's Your Profession?

Enlisted in the military. I make around $115,000 and the wife makes about the same as an Ops Manager for a F500 company. She should hopefully get a big pay raise soon - she is woefully underpaid right now. Live in a very high cost of living area. Doesn’t feel like we are high net worth as we save a ...