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by GreyGnome
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Making Some Moves with my 401K
Replies: 8
Views: 907

Re: Making Some Moves with my 401K

Excellent- I've stayed away from Internationals but I'll check out that link.
by GreyGnome
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Making Some Moves with my 401K
Replies: 8
Views: 907

Re: Making Some Moves with my 401K

As always, thanks! Based on this feedback I'm thinking to simplify my situation to a split between a Vanguard total stock market index fund and a basic Vanguard bond fund like BND.

:mrgreen:
by GreyGnome
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Making Some Moves with my 401K
Replies: 8
Views: 907

Making Some Moves with my 401K

Hello Bogleheads, So I'm done and ready to move my money around. I am looking to get some feedback on this: Me: 59 years old. I plan to work till I'm 70. Total value of this 401K account is about $400k. This 401K portfolio currently looks like this: SFLNX 56% RAFI US Large Corp index fund. VLCAX 25%...
by GreyGnome
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Front End Sales Load
Replies: 4
Views: 356

Re: Front End Sales Load

Thanks again, as always!
by GreyGnome
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Front End Sales Load
Replies: 4
Views: 356

Front End Sales Load

Hello, I'm looking at funds like FXICX https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/FXICX/profile?p=FXICX, and I notice that it has "N/A" for the "Max front end sales load'. If it was 0, I don't know why they didn't just say "0". But I presume that the "N/A" means that there is no front end sales load? Is that a...
by GreyGnome
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: My 401k Investment Strategy vs. The Experts
Replies: 7
Views: 919

Re: My 401k Investment Strategy vs. The Experts

Thanks, retired@50!
by GreyGnome
Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How to Understand Mutual Fund Information Expense Ratio
Replies: 1
Views: 249

How to Understand Mutual Fund Information Expense Ratio

Hello again, My second post! Y'all were so helpful the first time around. I would like to know if the return percentages shown on website mutual fund information are before or after expenses- for example, if the website says the YTD return was 9.05%, is that before or after expenses? At this website...
by GreyGnome
Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: My 401k Investment Strategy vs. The Experts
Replies: 7
Views: 919

Re: My 401k Investment Strategy vs. The Experts

Wow 3 replies already! Thanks, that was quick!

I appreciate all your inputs. This helps me go with the way I was thinking.
by GreyGnome
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: My 401k Investment Strategy vs. The Experts
Replies: 7
Views: 919

My 401k Investment Strategy vs. The Experts

Hello Bogleheads, My 401k is held by TD Ameritrade. I have an additional $259,000 that I've moved in, so it's in a low interest money market right now. I need to put it into proper investments. They have provided me with a recommended investment portfolio. Creating the portfolio cost me nothing, but...