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by Speigo
Thu Dec 10, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Confused about Bond Funds
Replies: 76
Views: 5033

Confused about Bond Funds

I hate to ask a question like this because it makes me feel stupid. My limited understanding of bond funds is that one of their risks is rising interest rates. So, if someone put a lot of money into Vanguard Total Bond Market today, then what happens when interest rates start rising again - perhaps ...
by Speigo
Thu Dec 03, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Question about Vanguard Expenses for 401(k)
Replies: 4
Views: 396

Question about Vanguard Expenses for 401(k)

Example: VCORX is "Investor" shares with a $3k minimum investment and a .25% expense ratio, but VCOBX is "Admiral" shares of the same fund but with a $50k minimum and .10% expense ratio. My husband and I are planning to put more than $50k into this fund and we'd like to pay the l...
by Speigo
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: How to Plan for Medicare Costs 13 Years from Now?
Replies: 27
Views: 2522

Re: How to Plan for Medicare Costs 13 Years from Now?

No idea how to estimate rates years in advance :annoyed If it's true that healthcare costs rank as the third most expensive cost in retirement, then how can anyone plan for early retirement or estimate their readiness for retirement even at 65? I just find it weird that there are so many blogs and ...