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by DublinGuy1975
Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: New investor... Am I crazy?
Replies: 42
Views: 4068

Re: New investor... Am I crazy?

Once again, thanks all for all your feedback and recommendations... I have learned and read more so much in the last couple of days and I'm really comfortable with the Bogleheads approach to investing... I am getting pretty comfortable with a fairly simple approach where I'd do 70-30 stocks/bond Ove...
by DublinGuy1975
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: New investor... Am I crazy?
Replies: 42
Views: 4068

Re: New investor... Am I crazy?

Thanks all for your advice! It's definitely great to get feedback from this community and to get challenged by more experienced investors! I am not necessarily worried about loads on the funds right now, as the amount I plan to invest usually lets you get past most of the loads, but still, definitel...
by DublinGuy1975
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: New investor... Am I crazy?
Replies: 42
Views: 4068

Re: New investor... Am I crazy?

acshen wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:11 pm
Honestly your first post reeks of someone who was pitched a bunch of funds by a "registered financial advisor" who is looking to take advantage of you.
Haha! That made me laugh! Unfortunately I got burned by a financial advisor early in my career and I have stayed away from them ever since...
by DublinGuy1975
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: New investor... Am I crazy?
Replies: 42
Views: 4068

Re: New investor... Am I crazy?

Thanks guys for the feedback! Maybe I am overthinking this and trying to overcomplicate things... I did start with the basic thinking of putting it all in one index fund (something like VTSAX that was mentioned or something similar)... but I also feel like I am young enough and not really needing to...
by DublinGuy1975
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: New investor... Am I crazy?
Replies: 42
Views: 4068

New investor... Am I crazy?

Hey all, Brand new to the forum, and still trying to absorb the wealth of information available here! I recently cashed out on the family business, and I am trying to figure out a good strategy that will allow me to retire in the next year or two... Please humor me, and of course, feel free to trash...