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by 7th_Diagram
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Your USER NAME...what does it mean?
Replies: 509
Views: 66611

Re: Your USER NAME...what does it mean?

The 6th was taken... :annoyed
by 7th_Diagram
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: HEDGEFUNDIE's excellent adventure Part II: The next journey
Replies: 2672
Views: 223102

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

At Risk | $13K
Allocation |55% UPRO / 45% TMF
Start Date | 2019-09-26
Rebalancing | Quarterly
by 7th_Diagram
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Naval on getting rich.
Replies: 79
Views: 10469

Re: Naval on getting rich.

I heard Naval on Joe Rogans podcast last week and I was wondering where I heard of him and of course it was the Bogleheads forum. I immensely enjoyed the podcast. Bogleheads would be pleased to hear that when he spoke of retirement he mentioned living below your means and having a high savings rate....
by 7th_Diagram
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What is your U.S./ex-U.S. stock allocation?
Replies: 210
Views: 13466

Re: What is your U.S./ex-U.S. stock allocation?

50% U.S and 50% International ✌️
by 7th_Diagram
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Post your Financial Milestone Announcements Here
Replies: 1294
Views: 174792

Re: Post your Financial Milestone Announcements Here

I've reached $50K in retirement savings earlier in Feb. I started saving 2 years and 2 months ago thanks to Bogleheads.. DW and I have a passive online business that is 2 years old. It turned $20k in profit for 2018. Our first year we broke even. We are not ruled by greed and are loving our small wi...
by 7th_Diagram
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: TRS funds handling
Replies: 11
Views: 391

Re: TRS funds handling

TRS for New York City?
by 7th_Diagram
Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Two-Fund Portfolio Role Call
Replies: 67
Views: 11337

Re: Two-Fund Portfolio Role Call

50% Small Cap
50% International

*disclaimer: I will have a NYC Pension (w/COLA) upon retirement which will cover our living expenses
by 7th_Diagram
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: New York City Local Chapter established
Replies: 256
Views: 99542

Re: New York City Local Chapter established

I will have to make the next one.
by 7th_Diagram
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: 457 Plan Advice
Replies: 5
Views: 462

Re: 457 Plan Advice

I also work for the City. I max the 457 first due to the fact you can take withdrawals upon severance from the City. I then max out the 401k.

To answer your question, the fees are reasonable.
by 7th_Diagram
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Why international?
Replies: 145
Views: 11999

Re: Why international?

Both sides have made excellent arguments, so I decided to split it down the middle and go 50/50. :twisted:
by 7th_Diagram
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Split the Equity allocation 50% US / 50% International
Replies: 55
Views: 8302

Re: Split the Equity allocation 50% US / 50% International

For the past 3 years I was 80/20 US vs. International; today I re balanced to 50/50.
by 7th_Diagram
Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Alternatives to Total International Stock Index Fund for international investing
Replies: 22
Views: 3554

Re: Alternatives to Total International Stock Index Fund for international investing

Total International is the way to go in my opinion; buy the haystack.