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by SmyleBogle
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Invest in 1 Vanguard Fund - VIGAX -- Is it wrong ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1766

Re: Invest in 1 Vanguard Fund - VIGAX -- Is it wrong ?

Thanks, is it wrong to sell VIGAX if it starts dipping and buy a replacement fund that is high performing (within limits, not buying / selling everyday but if market tanks, move money to cash)? If a fund has been reasonably performing over past 1, 3, 5, 10 years, is it a good indicator. I agree that...
by SmyleBogle
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Buy a house now or wait ?
Replies: 5
Views: 497

Buy a house now or wait ?

Me and my wife live in Bay Area and make roughly ~400K combined salary (both late 30's). No kids right now, will have 1 in future. We currently rent an apartment for 2500 per month. We have enough $$ saved to make a downpayment and regularly pay the mortgage. We have been thinking about buying a hou...
by SmyleBogle
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Invest in 1 Vanguard Fund - VIGAX -- Is it wrong ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1766

Re: Invest in 1 Vanguard Fund - VIGAX -- Is it wrong ?

Thank you for all your insights.

Callan periodic table was eye-opening.

Majority of my 401K is split between:

VIGAX: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/VIGAX/performance/

VMGMX: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/VMGMX/p ... ce?p=VMGMX
by SmyleBogle
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Invest in 1 Vanguard Fund - VIGAX -- Is it wrong ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1766

Invest in 1 Vanguard Fund - VIGAX -- Is it wrong ?

Hello, I have limited options in my Vanguard 401K through my employer. I looked at the performance of mutual funds and VIGAX performance is the best amongst all selections. I do check the performance of mutual funds on a weekly basis and make sure things look okay. I understand many on this forum re...
by SmyleBogle
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Better returns than savings account.
Replies: 5
Views: 971

Better returns than savings account.

I have greater than 100K sitting in Savings Account which gives me 1.85% annual return :( I was considering putting it in a bond for now. https://personal.vanguard.com/us/funds/snapshot?FundIntExt=INT&FundId=0028 https://i.ibb.co/WtJjcyt/2019-11-16-15-09-34.png Would YTD for bonds be same as mutual ...
by SmyleBogle
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Track Fidelity - Vanguard Funds in Google Finance
Replies: 3
Views: 398

Track Fidelity - Vanguard Funds in Google Finance

I have my Vanguard mutual funds in my Fidelity 401 Account. I am having trouble finding these funds in Google Finance for tracking purposes. I have retirements accounts in Fidelity, Vanguard and want to simplify and track all funds in Google Finance / Google Sheet. Name of the fund: Vanguard Russell...
by SmyleBogle
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Understanding returns for Vanguard bond
Replies: 2
Views: 261

Understanding returns for Vanguard bond

How does this bond have such high returns? Avg returns for 5 years shows 6.71% https://i.ibb.co/dg1pdcH/Image-from-i-OS-1.jpg When I look at 5 year prices, mutual fund started at 25 and is now at 28 ... Trying to understand how does this 3$ approximate to 6.71% ? Are they taking yield into account t...