Search found 3 matches

by drmanuelrj33154
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: I need help in selecting a bond fund
Replies: 20
Views: 2106

Re: vanguard total bond market index.... VBTLX

Check out this which is about investment planning. https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=6211 Read at least one Boglehead Guide book: the guide to investing which you will find mentioned in the investment planning topic. thanks......i've been investing since july and have my money in...
by drmanuelrj33154
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: I need help in selecting a bond fund
Replies: 20
Views: 2106

Re: I need help in selecting a bond fund

thanks for your imput
by drmanuelrj33154
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: I need help in selecting a bond fund
Replies: 20
Views: 2106

I need help in selecting a bond fund

i'm very new to investing. I've been studying bond funds/indexes for a few days, looking at risk ratings, portfolios, rate of return graphs. Why did vanguard total bond market index drop in value in March 2020 along with the sp500. Isn't that counterintuitive? Should I be eliminating bonds that show...